Features

November Project

June 10, 2014

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

Advice

The Big Kahuna

May 23, 2014

If you’ve ever suspected bowmen see the world a little differently, here’s your proof.

Features

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.

Training

Approach Shot

April 7, 2014

Here, U.S. single sculler Gevvie Stone is in the mid-recovery section of the stroke. She is drawing her knees up and swinging her back forward to set the forward body angle for the catch. At

News

An Icon Passes

April 2, 2014

Remembering former U.S. sculling coach Igor Grinko.

Features

College ’14 Preview – NCAA Rowing

March 1, 2014

Last year may have been the year of the dynasty, but 2014 is shaping up to be markedly different thanks to a spate of coaching changes that have altered the collegiate rowing landscape.

Features

How Harry Trained Harvard

February 2, 2014

No other college rowing coach has had greater influence—or greater success—than the late Harry Parker. This is why.

Advice

Holding the Sweep Oar

January 1, 2014

You can’t row well if you can’t hold on to the oar properly—using the hands to feather, square, place the blade, and maintain balance. And while we often refer to this aspect of the stroke

Advice

Body Preparation

December 2, 2013

  Proper body preparation on the recovery is critical to the catch and drive. The hands should lead the arms and back forward so that the back is upright and perpendicular. When the hands pass