A World Class Omission – August Letters to the Editor

August 24, 2017

The World Masters Games that comes once every four years was this April. The rowing was April 24-28 on the world class Lake Karapiro course. Everything about this regatta was world class, from the quality and depth


Why Past is Prologue

August 20, 2017

For those looking for it, the subtext in last month’s announcement that USRowing had (again) tapped legendary men’s coach Mike Teti to lead the U.S. men’s sweep squad was clear: the national team is serious


Vesper’s Victory

August 19, 2017

Philadelphia club juggernaut Vesper is always force on the summer circuit. The latest evidence of their dominance came at the behemoth USRowing Club National Championships July 12-16 on Harsha Lake in Bethel, Ohio, where the

Doctor Rowing

Weigh Enough?

August 18, 2017

More than two decades later, the author weighs once more the spelling of a common phrase.


Another Sport, Another Cycle

August 16, 2017

The next Olympic cycle has begun without one of rowing’s most successful figures in recent memory. But Hamish Bond, the two-time Kiwi champion in the men’s pair, hasn’t left sport altogether. He has begun an


July Race Reports

August 11, 2017

2017 Holland Beker Regatta Czech sculling star Ondrej Synek was the first across the line in the men’s single final at the 2017 Holland Beker Regatta June 24-25 on the Netherlands’ historic Bosbaan course. The


New Worlds Order

August 10, 2017

The final World Rowing Cup Stop in Lucerne offers a tantalizing sneak peek for September’s world championships.


What’s Your Race Plan?

August 7, 2017

The lanes may be straight, but you still need a road map to reach the finish line. Your race plan is the tool that will guide you there. Remember to keep it simple but positive.


Gasping for Air

August 6, 2017

Why the rowing stroke requires its own breathing pattern.