Misery Loves Company

March 22, 2018

I’m not sure if there are other generations of skiing fans out there—other than my own—who remember Warren Miller movies featuring a Mohawk-sporting extreme skier named Glen Plake (aka Plake G). As a budding junior


The Fidgeter’s Dilemma

March 21, 2018

Although two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese, a handful of skinny people—including many athletes—feel frustrated by their seeming inability to gain weight. Clearly, one’s genetics play a powerful role in this. “Hard gainers” also


Fighting Irish

March 20, 2018

Hold on to your podium pants.
Ireland is preparing to dominate elite Rowing.


Light Speed

March 19, 2018

How a simple equipment change could forever change the way para-rowers experience the stroke.

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Rowing in the Tank at Downing College Boat Club

March 6, 2018

The Cambridge Boat Tank Take a look at this amazing watery treadmill – it's helping keep the River Cam congestion-free.Downing College, CambridgeDowning College Boat Club Posted by BBC Radio Cambridgeshire on Thursday, February 22, 2018


January Race Reports

February 27, 2018

Sarasota Winter Erg Classic Clark Dean, the 2017 world junior singles champion, is picking up where he left off. The first American since Jim Dietz in 1967 to win the solo crown, Dean, racing under


C.R.A.S.H. -B Sprints Recap

February 26, 2018

BOSTON, Mass. – Each year, the C.R.A.S.H. -B Sprints held at Boston University’s Agganis Arena in Boston, Massachusetts, unites some of the world’s top athletes, ranging widely in age, weight class, and experience. From the


Q&A with Emily Dreissigacker

February 25, 2018

So, when you’ve had a career in rowing that’s taken you as far as representing your country at World under-23 level, but you know deep down that’s as far it’s going to be…how do you


From Light to Heavy

February 21, 2018

Ireland’s Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll were the toast of the 2017 worlds with their high-rating heroics in the lightweight pair in Sarasota-Bradenton. Rather than defend their title, however, they have opted to move up


Vesper’s New Boss

February 20, 2018

Vesper Boat Club has tapped former California Rowing Club assistant Peter Mansfeld to lead its high-performance rowing program. Mansfeld brings several years’ worth of international experience to his new role, serving most recently as U.S.