Pitch Perfect

June 22, 2017

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


A Simple Plan

June 21, 2017

Week 1: Go long. Head out for extended rows at low stroke rates and with firm pressure on the paddle. Rowing at a rate of 24 or lower helps engrain movements and makes it easier


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


June Racing Calendar

June 17, 2017

May 26-28 NCAA Women’s Rowing Championships  After the international circuit, there is simply no better showcase of women’s rowing talent than the NCAA championships. Last year, California played spoiler—in only coach Al Acosta’s third season


A World of Hurt

June 16, 2017

Training without purpose is tough and rarely produces results. Setting a specific goal and working toward it acts as an insurance policy to keep you on point. My recommendation? Mix it up this summer and


An Oar Adjusted

June 13, 2017

In a sport so deeply rooted in tradition, a new product can be something worth noting. New Hampshire’s Durham Boat Company has come up with a solution it says will ease the stress athletes and