Pitch Perfect

June 22, 2017

Why small changes in pitch can have a big impact on your rowing.


At a Loss

June 19, 2017

Freedom from monthly menstrual periods has historically been something of a source of pride for many female athletes. That is, until they experience infertility when they do want to get pregnant.


Drivers Wanted

June 18, 2017

Recruiting for coxswains is difficult for two simple reasons: college teams need far fewer coxswains than rowers, and coxswains don’t have erg times. One advantage, however, is that at some colleges a coxswain can be


Going Overboard

May 16, 2017

Warmer temperatures have returned, along with the cold-water risks.


The Art of the Cold Call

May 13, 2017

The best way to get recruited is to contact college coaches, express your interest, and tell them about yourself. Rowers cannot sit back and wait to be discovered. If you want the college rowing opportunity, then take the initiative and reach out.


Hands Up

May 2, 2017

How did Pogies get their name?


The Single Life

April 29, 2017

I learned to scull out of necessity. It was 1991, and the attrition from junior to senior that year was particularly bad. If I wanted to keep rowing, it would have to be on my


Friend or Foe?

March 19, 2017

By cutting carbohydrates, you could be undercutting your performance.