May Race Reports

June 9, 2017

USRowing Central Youth District Championships In all, 19 clubs competed at this year’s Central Youth District Championships in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, during the weekend of May 6-7. Hosted by USRowing, the event qualified nine central


A New World (Cup)

June 8, 2017

Those who’d forgotten about FISA’s decision to drop the lightweight men’s four from the Olympics were reminded of it at the first World Rowing Cup of the year in Belgrade, where, as expected, there was


Northeastern Loses a Legend

June 7, 2017

It’s not often that a sports information director becomes synonymous with a rowing team. Then again, Jack Grinold was no ordinary sports information director. The legendary innovator in sports publicity at Northeastern University passed away on April 21 at age 81.


T. Gary Rogers, 1942-2017

June 6, 2017

The University of California rowing community is mourning the loss of  T. Gary Rogers, a successful business leader and philanthropist who died May 2 while playing tennis at his Oakland home. The former Cal oarsman


Summer Series

June 5, 2017

It’s either a sign of the apocalypse or one more indication of indoor rowing’s growing popularity. ROW Series 2017 is a four-event indoor rowing competition running from June 5 to July 2. The rules are simple:


Murray Hangs it Up

June 4, 2017

There’s something to be said for going out on top. In April, Eric Murray, one half of the most successful partnership in rowing—arguably all of sport—announced he was making his post-Rio sabbatical permanent.


More Misery

June 3, 2017

For those who just can’t wait until head season, there’s the third-annual Misery Challenge, an out-and-back affair around Misery Island on Massachusetts’ North Shore.


Grainger’s Next Act

June 2, 2017

Dame Katharine Grainger has been named the new chair of UK Sport, the government funding body that invests National Lottery income into British Olympic and Paralympic sport.


Rowing Bridges the Gaps

June 1, 2017

The legacy of the Windermere Cup is an example of the power of sport to connect people across time and space.