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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

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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.

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World Indoor Rowing Championship Gets High Marks

February 18, 2018

For about as long as there have been ergs, there have been people racing on ergs. But for as long as people have been competing in ergattas, there had never been a formally recognized world

Drills

Give Him a Hand

February 14, 2018

Late in 2017 a video surfaced on YouTube showing a man rowing a single. He carefully demonstrated the rowing stroke, focusing on the release. Yet when his hands approached his body with his oars, neither

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Bondy’s Blowout

February 13, 2018

Hamish Bond may be smaller in stature than during his Kiwi Pair days, but the rower-turned-cyclist is still capable of big results.

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RCA Hall of Fame

February 6, 2018

A pair of iconic sculling coaches was among those named to the Canadian Rowing Hall of Fame’s class of 2018 at the National Rowing Conference Jan. 26. Ridley Graduate Boat Club’s Jack Nicholson, who guided

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Tanner Takes a Bow

February 3, 2018

Sir David Tanner, arguably the most successful high-performance director in international rowing, is calling it a career. The longtime British Rowing performance director announced late last year that he would be ending his 21-year tenure