Friday, February 19, 2016

The Future of Rowing: What's the Effect of Sharing Erg Scores?

Indoor rowing, the Internet, and the future of our sport (Photo: E. Dronkert/Flickr)

Op-Ed: The discussion about publicly sharing erg scores and test data has been taking off in the rowing world. So, what does it all mean for the future of our sport?

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Best Rowing Drills: Finding Effective Stroke Length with Frank Biller of Virginia

UVa men's squad training on Rivanna Reservoir (Photo courtesy of Frank Biller)

The second post in our second season of #BestRowingDrills takes a closer look at determining, and improving, effective stroke length on land, and on the water.

Video Of The Week: Approaching the Ergo with British Rowing

Helen Glover and Heather Stanning training on the ergo (Screen capture)

This week's featured video comes to us from the ergo dungeon at Caversham, and takes a look at what the machine means to the rowers and coaches on the British national team.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Best Rowing Drills: Keeping It Moving with Ohio State's Andy Teitelbaum

Griggs Reservoir Boathouse (Photo: Madeline Davis)

We're kicking off our second season of #BestRowingDrills with a look at making the transition from winter training to water time, thanks to Ohio State Women's Rowing.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Rowing Video Of The Week: Wisconsin Badgers Help Keep Austin Weird

Wisco training on Lady Bird Lake (Screen Capture)

This week's featured video comes to us from Austin, Texas, where the Wisconsin men's rowing team spent their training camp this winter.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Rowing Video Of The Week: Princeton Tigers Take On Jonas, Tampa

Flat water in Tampa, with the Princeton Tigers (Screen capture)

The Princeton Tigers almost didn't make it to Tampa this year. But then they did. And they crushed it.

Keeping Up With The Kiwis: The Cambridge Town Cup

The Kiwi Pair racing to the line, Cambridge Town Cup (Screen capture)

It has been a minute, but we're back. And there's much to catch up on, not least of which are the goings on at the Cambridge Town Cup in New Zealand, where a host of Olympians and Olympic hopefuls from arguably the world's strongest rowing federation locked horns over the weekend.