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Step and Repeat

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

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.

Choose Your Challenge

The Internet is the great equalizer. During the winter months, when the idea of rowing on the water seems months away, rowers can compete against opponents from all over the…

Game On

Early specialization has its limits. To really succeed in rowing, first try another sport.

Life on the Inside

Don’t stop rowing this winter. If you live in a warmer climate, there are many lovely bodies of water to row on in the South and West. For everyone else, there’s the ergometer. Go to the Concept2 website, find a workout that suits you, and pair up with a partner for motivation and for safety.

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