Video Of The Week: Winter Training with the New Zealand U23 Men's Eight

This week's featured video comes to us via 2014 U23 and senior world gold medalist Caleb Shepherd, coxswain of the New Zealand under-23 men's eight and the Kiwi Pair plus this season. The video features a mixture of water and land training from the winter season in the Southern Hemisphere—a few months back for the Kiwi coaches and crews now, but perfectly timed for those of us training in North America and Europe. Of particular note here is the consistency of technique and power application both on the water and on the erg—something which translated very well at the world level, where the Kiwi U23 eight scored its second gold medal in as many years.

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