The New Normal

February 10, 2017

As we look back on the year that was, it seems we may be living through a critical moment in the evolution of our sport. Allegations of widespread doping have rocked the international sporting community


2016 The Year in Rowing

January 31, 2017

It’s a saying that has never been more accurate than now in rowing. And as anyone who has experienced winter training knows, winter is all about mileage. Fortunately (or unfortunately, depending on your perspective) for


Great Expectations – Cal Women’s Crew

May 16, 2016

Taking the reins of a winning program is never easy. But as new Cal women’s coach Al Acosta has shown, the best way to play the expectations game is to win.


What A Concept

April 8, 2016

After 40 years, Concept2 looks back on oars, ergs, and coming up with the next big thing.


A Rower Unbroken

March 22, 2016

Canadian national team hopeful Andrew Todd was at the height of his rowing career when, in one brief moment, everything changed.


Blake Haxton Invitational Recap

November 10, 2014

Everywhere you looked at Griggs Reservoir in Columbus on Saturday you saw Blake Haxton. His name was on a Vespoli 8+ raced by his alma mater, Upper Arlington High School. His competitive nature was on


Sea Change

July 16, 2014

A sea change is coming. It’s something you’ve likely seen before, just in a different form. You’ve seen it in the evolution of every new idea, every innovation, and it shifts the paradigm just enough to let a breakthrough happen. For Paralympic rowing, this change is happening now, and when it is over our sport could wind up looking dramatically different than it does today.


November Project

June 10, 2014

The November Project – How two former Northeastern University rowers started a grassroots fitness tribe.


How to Shave a Second

May 22, 2014

Rowing’s top coaching minds share their secrets for squeezing every last bit of speed out of the boat.