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Dame Katherine Grainger

Rio Olympic silver medalist Katherine Grainger has been named a dame in this year’s British New Year’s Honor List. With five Olympic medals, Grainger is Great Britain’s most decorated female…

Go Row Indoor

British Rowing is aiming to double the number of indoor rowers in the already-mad rowing nation over the next five years. To aid in the effort, dubbed “Go Row Indoor,”…

Mountain Time

Climbing up to the birthplace of extreme skiing—New Hampshire’s Tuckerman’s Ravine—was my way of closing out 2016. Nestled in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, on the back side of…

On the Edge

Concept2’s vortex edge has two key design features: a smooth round edge (compare this to the sharp corners of a normal blade); and small triangular devices designed to swirl the…

The Art of the Start

The impending arrival of the scholastic racing season doesn’t leave a lot of time to work on one of the most critical aspects of a sprint race: the start. To…

The Perils of Perfection

What predisposes some athletes —to developing an eating disorder? In a survey of women with eating disorders, 12 of whom were athletes and 17 who were not, 75 percent of…

Getting to Know You

An “unofficial visit” is the same college visit that your non-rowing peers take. What sets it apart is your interest in college rowing, meeting the coaches, and seeing the rowing…

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