Blake Haxton Invitational celebrates competition, hard work

October 30, 2014

Everywhere you looked at Griggs Reservoir in Columbus on Saturday you saw Blake Haxton. His name was on a Vespoli 8+ raced by his alma mater, Upper Arlington High School. His competitive nature was on display in the side-by-side, 5,000-meter headraces that the regatta comprised. Blake himself shook hands, took photos and spoke with countless athletes, parents and spectators on hand for the fifth annual regatta that bears his name.


Call it a Draw

August 5, 2014

A properly executed draw sets the stage for a clean extraction.


How to Select a Cox

July 31, 2014

For coaches, selecting a coxswain can be harder than selecting the crew. No two coxswains are alike—each has his or her unique personality, experience, and voice.


Sea Change

July 16, 2014

A sea change is coming. It’s something you’ve likely seen before, just in a different form. You’ve seen it in the evolution of every new idea, every innovation, and it shifts the paradigm just enough to let a breakthrough happen. For Paralympic rowing, this change is happening now, and when it is over our sport could wind up looking dramatically different than it does today.


On the Square

June 20, 2014

Get the picture with this training tip from Rowing Magazine. On the Square – The catch, like everything in rowing, is best done together. Photo of the U.S. Women’s quad.


November Project

June 10, 2014

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


The Big Kahuna

May 23, 2014

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


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.


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


An Icon Passes

April 2, 2014

Remembering former U.S. sculling coach Igor Grinko.