News

A Simple Plan

June 21, 2017

Week 1: Go long. Head out for extended rows at low stroke rates and with firm pressure on the paddle. Rowing at a rate of 24 or lower helps engrain movements and makes it easier

News

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.

Advice

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.

News

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.

News

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.

Features

Balance is Beautiful

April 27, 2017

Switching from sweep rowing to sculling doesn’t need to be intimidating.

News

McGee Out at USRowing

April 23, 2017

The medal-free performance of the U.S. men in Rio has claimed its first casualty on the coaching side.