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.


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.


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.


May Racing Calendar

May 7, 2017

May 5-7 World Cup 1 Belgrade  A host high-profile retirements, together with a number of big names pressing the pause button, means anything can happen at the first World Rowing Cup of this post-Olympic year.


On the Rudder

May 6, 2017

With rudders, we are always trying to strike a balance.  The size of a rudder is directly correlated with its drag, which we try to avoid at all costs. And yet its size also determines