row2k Features
row2k World Rower Rankings 2021
The Ranking: Women 6 to 10
The Ranking: Women 6 to 10
Following the conclusion of the 2020 Olympic Regatta in Tokyo, Japan, here are row2k's new rankings for the top 15 men's and women's rowers in the world. This is an objective ranking of athletes based off results at Olympic and World Championship regattas.  more

row2k Exclusives
This Week's Best of Rowing on Instagram 9/18/2021

First pitch, misadventure, Rock steps, and more!  more
The Ranking: Men 11 to 15

Following the conclusion of the 2020 Olympic Regatta in Tokyo, Japan, here are row2k's new rankings for the top 15 men's and women's rowers in the world. This is an objective ranking of athletes based off results at Olympic and World Championship regattas.  more

Reader Contributions
Head of the Ponds Regatta Report

Saturday, September 11th, saw the running of the second annual Head of the Ponds regatta on beautiful Mashpee-Wakeby Pond on Cape Cod. This year's record turnout included rowers from 16 rowing clubs ranging from the most prestigious (and waterlogged) clubs along the Schuylkill River, north to Boston and east to the outer banks of Cape Cod.  more

Equipment & Hacks
Rowing Hack: Goose-be-Gone Spray

A spray that keeps the geese away? This week's Rowing Hack might do just that trick!  more
Rowing Hack: The Megaphone Mega-Rack

Need a handy way to keep your crew's collection of megaphones off the ground and on the charge: Hack up a Megaphone Mega-Rack!  more

row2k Book exclusives

row2k Interviews
row2k Interview: GB rower Frances Houghton (part II)

In part II of our interview with five-time GB Olympic rower Frances Houghton, we talk about the tensions of 'how' vs. 'why' in sport, how to deal with nerves when the pressure is high, and ultimately, how you want to feel about your pursuit of excellence when you get there.  more
row2k Interview: GB rower Frances Houghton (part I)

GB's Frances Houghton is the only woman in British rowing history to be selected for five Olympic teams. Houghton raced for Britain in the 2000,2004,2008,2012 and 2016 Olympics, capturing silver in the quad in 2004 and 2008, and silver in the eight in 2016, the first-ever Olympic medal for Britain in that event.  more

Book Reviews
Book Review: 'Learnings from Five Olympic Games' by Frances Houghton

Five-time GB Olympic rower Frances Houghton weighs in on the topics of teams, training, mindset, injuries, and more in her fine new book "Learnings from Five Olympic Games."  more
Book Review: Phil Stekl's 'The Wondrous Sport of Rowing'

Phil Stekl's new coffee table book "The Wondrous Sport of Rowing" clearly means to remind us of all of the things we love about rowing, the deep pull of gliding along on the water.  more

row2k Photo Features
Favorite POTDs - Winter 2021

We'll be highlighting some of our favorites Photos of the Day over the next few months. Today we'll be featuring some of the best from the Winter of 2021.  more
Favorite POTDs - Fall 2020

We'll be highlighting some of our favorites Photos of the Day over the next few months. Today we'll be featuring some of the best from the Fall of 2020.  more

Rowing 101
Nine Things to Know How to Do Before You Race Your Single

As rowers forced into small boats look to race the single for the first time, there are a few things to practice before you get to the starting line  more
Rowing 101: Ask the Ergmaker - Heel Heights and Settings on the Erg

The erg does not replicate all the nuances of rigging and boat fit, but it simulates the motions of rowing closely enough to make sure to optimize the various adjustment available on most ergs. C2 offers some guidelines on setting heel heights on the erg  more

Coxing
An Evaluative and Comparative Measure of Coxswain Skill on a Men's Collegiate Rowing Team

It was our goal to establish a measurement tool which could reliably evaluate the ability of the coxswains as such a measure does not currently exist, and having one would allow rowing coaches to identify areas for improvement among student rowers.  more
The Magical Coxswain Cough Drop

So Ricola is claiming that with the Chr├╝terchraft (wth?!) in their cough drops, coxswains everywhere can ditch the headset and yell their lungs out.  more

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