How Jürgen Does It

August 21, 2017

Anyone who knows even one thing about Olympic rowing probably knows about Jürgen Grobler. And if not the man himself, they can name at least one of the athletes he’s coached—many of them legends in


Front Row Seat

July 17, 2017

I was scheduled to interview U.S. national team women’s assistant coach Laurel Korholz for this story, but first I had to find her. I was at the Mercer Lake boathouse in New Jersey, one of


On Pace

June 16, 2017

Wesley Ng knows how to win. As the new women’s coach at the University of Pennsylvania, he’s looking to extend his run.


How to Be Good

May 30, 2017

Kevin Sauer has taken the Virginia women from club to varsity to the top of collegiate rowing. His approach? Work hard.


True North

May 29, 2017

When I was approached earlier this year to write an article about the direction of Rowing Canada post-Rio, I said yes without hesitation. How could I turn down the chance to write about the sport


Balance is Beautiful

April 27, 2017

Switching from sweep rowing to sculling doesn’t need to be intimidating.


Silver Ferns and Olympic Gold

April 25, 2017

New Zealand has a long and storied past in rowing, but nothing that rivals its success in recent decades. What makes this rowing powerhouse punch above its weight?


The Innovators’ Dilemma

March 20, 2017

Evolution or revolution. FISA prefers the former and has the rules to enforce it. But are we stifling speed for the sake of standardization?


The Talented Yaz Farooq

March 15, 2017

Olympian. On-air talent. Coxswain. Coach. Yaz Farooq has had lots of roles in her three-plus decades in the sport. But as the new women’s coach at the University of Washington, her best performance may be yet to come.