Pitch Perfect

June 22, 2017

Why small changes in pitch can have a big impact on your rowing.


June Racing Calendar

June 17, 2017

May 26-28 NCAA Women’s Rowing Championships  After the international circuit, there is simply no better showcase of women’s rowing talent than the NCAA championships. Last year, California played spoiler—in only coach Al Acosta’s third season


Step and Repeat

May 14, 2017

The word “puke” was painted at the top of the paved hill, a training ground all Brown Crew members knew too well. It was part of Scott Roop’s dry-land training protocol, a straight shot from the bottom of College Hill to the top, 10 times in a row.


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.


Bishops in Boats

April 22, 2017

Ohio Wesleyan University adds women’s rowing as popularity in Midwest rises.


A New Test

March 26, 2017

Misery, as they say, loves company. Beginning this year, the U.S. Marine Corps will incorporate a 5k erg test into their annual fitness evaluations. The erg option is being offered as an alternative measure for