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.
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.
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.
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.