row2k Features
UPDATED 10/18: Interview with Sara Hendershot, USRowing High Performance Committee Chair
USRowing High Performance Committee Chair Sara Hendershot on the factors and decisions behind the proposed National Team Selection Procedures  more

Equipment & Hacks
Rigging Hack: Compass App-ing Your Catch Angle

Looking for a high-tech Hack to help you rig for Race Day? Try Compass App-ing Your Catch Angles.  more
Dock Hack: The Inflatable Platform Dock

Did last week's wet launch hack make you worry about wet feet? Well, here's a trick to fix that: Andy Gush's Inflatable Platform Dock Hack.  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

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

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

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 Chrüterchraft (wth?!) in their cough drops, coxswains everywhere can ditch the headset and yell their lungs out.  more

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