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Competitive Edge

One set of lifting in under 15 minutes three times a week may offer the same strength gains as spending hours in the weight room  more

We did four days of racing at the Master's World Regatta in Sarasota, FL in borrowed boats, and there were a few things we made sure to check each outing  more

Rowing 101

Getting into rowing can be easy. But it is a whole lot easier if you know where to look and how to get started. Here a quick guide for that moment when you think, "I'd like to start rowing."  more

Rigging basics to get you started.  more

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Attendees at the ACRA and IRA Championships probably noticed that the medals backdrops had a big CREW on them; the sponsorships marked the public debut of CREW by True Rowing, a new company looking to bring live on-water workouts to ergs everywhere  more

Reader Contributions

Every morning I sat on the terrace and waited for him. Night would fade to gray dawn, the sun's first rays struck the kilometer-high spire of Burj Khalifa,and then the sculler would appear.  more

Stanford lightweight rower Sarah Hirshorn on life and rowing lessons from her grandfather.  more

Book Reviews

In 50 years of coaching at Harvard, from 1963 until his death in June of 2013, Harry Parker left a trail of myth and legend alongside a long list of accomplishments. Toby Ayer's new book takes another look at both the myths and the man.  more

Boathouse Row is a Philadelphia landmark famous for the lights that welcome travelers and tourists at night and is synonymous with the origins of American rowing. But the story behind the structures and people is more than tale of athletes and boat clubs, and Dotty Brown's "Boathouse Row: Waves of Change in the Birthplace of American Rowing" captures those stories.  more

Equipment & Hacks

One logistical challenge that coaches often face is how to keep track of all of their athlete’s IDs. There are those certain summer regattas that require IDs on the dock. You either have to rely on the athletes to keep track of their ID on the water or you have to hang on to everyone’s ID while they row. Too many things can go wrong in either situation!  more

The A-Frame Boat Block is a very simple design that takes up minimal trailer space and it is incredibly easy to make!  more

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