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Top Features of 2020: Boathouse Dogs, Dollar Bills, and more!
January 6, 2021
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The big story of 2020 without a doubt was the COVID-19 crisis, but in the midst of interrupted seasons, postponed Olympics, athletes and coaches tried to find ways to continue rowing despite obstacles. Below are our our ten most-read rowing features from the past year!

1: Photo Poll - Favorite Boathouse Dog (Collegiate) 2020
November 4, 2020

If you have spent any amount of time at a boathouse, you have probably come across at least one boathouse dog. Here are the finalist for the favorite collegiate boathouse dog!   Read more


2: Technique on the Erg: The Dollar Bill Trick
October 15, 2020

The Dollar Bill Trick is a fun and slick trick to teach better rowing on the erg   Read more


3: Rowing 101: Ask the Ergmaker - Heel Heights and Settings on the Erg
March 5, 2020

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   Read more


4: Photo Poll - Favorite Boathouse Dog (Club) 2020
November 4, 2020

If you have spent any amount of time at a boathouse, you have probably come across at least one boathouse dog. Here are the finalist for the favorite club boathouse dog!   Read more


Manley Team on location in Oakland. © 2019 Richard Schultz. Courtesy 50 Eggs Films
5: Documentary feature film A Most Beautiful Thing to be released March 27
January 15, 2020

Based on the upcoming A Most Beautiful Thing: A Memoir by Arshay Cooper, narrated and produced by Common, Grant Hill, Dwyane Wade, and 9th Wonder, directed by Mary Mazzio   Read more


You bet this one's on the list.
Rowing History
6: The Greatest Rowing Races You Need to Watch
March 31, 2020

As boathouses continue to be locked up, waterways closed, and erging not getting any more fun, we humbly present the first installment of row2k's admittedly partisan and woefully incomplete listing of the races that every rower should see.   Read more


Use common sense and best practices when exercising these days
Coronavirus
7: Can I Row my Single during a Pandemic?
March 26, 2020

As isolation, both self-imposed or enforced, deepens in the rowing community, row2k reached out to rowing medical folks for some common-sense guidance for athletes who are looking to stay active during these times.   Read more


8: 5 Tricks To Squeeze More From Your Concept2 Indoor Rower
April 16, 2020

In the fourth of a series of articles designed to help coaches, athletes, and programs through this extremely rough patch, row2k is working with Mike Davenport to cross-post the information he generates from the effort.   Read more


US women doing laps in small boats, March 3 2016
9: Behind the Photo: When a Drone Photo is not Worth a Visit from the Feds
September 25, 2020

Sometimes we do crazy things to get a photo - but taunting the Feds wasn't one of them   Read more


Led by stroke Caroline Lind, the US Women's Eight went to the well at World Cup II in Aiguebelette in 2014.
Rowing History
10: The Greatest Rowing Races You Need to Watch (pt. II)
April 7, 2020

Part Two of row2k's admittedly partisan and woefully incomplete listing of the races that every rower should see.   Read more


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