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2017 IRA Field Announced

BOSTON, Mass. – With the last weekend of National Championship qualifiers in the books the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) has announced the field for the 2017 IRA National Championship. A…

Cottage Cheese

It’s on the menu for many athletes, and for good reason. Cottage cheese is packed with protein—one cup contains roughly 28 grams of it—which makes the dairy aisle staple an…

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.

The Art of the Cold Call

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.

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.

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