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The Upstart

Third-generation Olympian Oliver Zeidler has taken the men’s single field by storm and done so faster than anyone anticipated—even with the sky-high expectations for the elite swimmer turned sculler.

Game Changer

Since launching a decade ago, the George Pocock Rowing Foundation’s Erg Ed program has introduced more than 125,000 students to the benefits of rowing.

The Rainmaker

For competitors, the Head of the Charles is rowing’s ultimate destination event. For executive director Fred Schoch, it’s the perfect job.

Into the Wild

Bates College coach Peter Steenstra has guided the Maine-based program to four NCAA Division III titles in the past five years. His approach? Let the athletes lead.

Equipment Maintenance 101

With winning margins growing increasingly slim, it’s never been more important to keep your equipment fine-tuned for race day. Here some of rowing’s leading manufacturers share their secrets for keeping boat and oars—and everything in between—built for speed.

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