News

A Way Forward

May 18, 2017

USRowing offers a blueprint for Tokyo success.

Press Releases

2017 IRA Field Announced

May 17, 2017

BOSTON, Mass. – With the last weekend of National Championship qualifiers in the books the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) has announced the field for the 2017 IRA National Championship. A total of 35 institutions will

Advice

Going Overboard

May 16, 2017

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

Health

Cottage Cheese

May 15, 2017

It’s on the menu for many athletes, and for good reason. Cottage cheese is packed with protein—one cup contains roughly 28 grams of it—which makes the dairy aisle staple an ideal pre- and post-recovery fuel.

Training

Step and Repeat

May 14, 2017

The word “puke” was painted at the top of the paved hill, a training ground all Brown Crew members knew too well. It was part of Scott Roop’s dry-land training protocol, a straight shot from the bottom of College Hill to the top, 10 times in a row.

Advice

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.

News

Week Seven Polls Hold for Championship Racing

May 11, 2017

As athletes around the U.S. are focusing on their goals for championship racing, the USRowing’s week seven coaches poll saw very little movement, with the top five places holding steady for most of the polls.

Training

Grip it and Rip It

May 11, 2017

Sweep rowers should place the outside hand at the end of the handle and the inside hand two hand-widths from the outside hand. Keeping the hands close together allows for greater leverage.