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Crossing the Film Finish Line

February 10, 2017

For four years now, Adam Reist has been following women’s rowing at the high school, collegiate, and international levels. The veteran filmmaker has filmed his subjects’ wins, their losses, their countless hours of training. Now,

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Dame Katherine Grainger

February 10, 2017

Rio Olympic silver medalist Katherine Grainger has been named a dame in this year’s British New Year’s Honor List. With five Olympic medals, Grainger is Great Britain’s most decorated female Olympian. This most recent honor

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FISA Turns 125

February 10, 2017

Rowing’s international governing body has  a birthday coming up. On June 25, the Federation Internationale des Societies d’Aviron, also known as FISA, will celebrate the 125 mark. Founded in 1892—two years before rower and father

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Go Row Indoor

February 10, 2017

British Rowing is aiming to double the number of indoor rowers in the already-mad rowing nation over the next five years. To aid in the effort, dubbed “Go Row Indoor,” they’re partnering with Concept2, who

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Mountain Time

February 10, 2017

Climbing up to the birthplace of extreme skiing—New Hampshire’s Tuckerman’s Ravine—was my way of closing out 2016. Nestled in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, on the back side of the East’s largest and deadliest

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On the Edge

February 10, 2017

Concept2’s vortex edge has two key design features: a smooth round edge (compare this to the sharp corners of a normal blade); and small triangular devices designed to swirl the water as it flows by,

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The Art of the Start

February 10, 2017

The impending arrival of the scholastic racing season doesn’t leave a lot of time to work on one of the most critical aspects of a sprint race: the start. To get up to speed quickly,

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Rules of Extraction

February 10, 2017

When a certain unnamed but blunt-speaking international coach (use your imagination) first arrived in the U.S. to lead the national teams, he complained colorfully about the athletes’ poor releases, taking the greatest issue with how

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The Perils of Perfection

February 10, 2017

What predisposes some athletes —to developing an eating disorder? In a survey of women with eating disorders, 12 of whom were athletes and 17 who were not, 75 percent of the participants shared the following