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July 9, 2021
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

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

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Jacksonville's Melanie Carter
March 15, 2021
This week's row2k Interview is with Jacksonville senior Melanie Carter. We chat with Carter about suiting up for the JU basketball team this winter and more.  more

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Dartmouth's Caitlin Lynch
March 8, 2021
This week's row2k Interview is with Dartmouth junior Caitlin Lynch. We chat with Lynch about her path to Dartmouth and her love of exploring the skies.  more

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North Carolina's Juliana Micchia
March 1, 2021
This week's row2k Interview is with North Carolina senior Juliana Micchia. We chat with Micchia on her path to rowing and her podcast, Benched.  more

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San Diego State's Hannah Broadland
February 15, 2021
This week's row2k Interview is with San Diego State senior coxswain Hannah Broadland. We chat with Broadland on coxing at the World University Games, her role as a coxswain, and how her team dealt with the news of their program getting cut last fall.  more

An Interview with Coastal Rowing Pioneer Ben Booth
Interview with Ben Booth: Waves, Winter, and Great White Shark
February 10, 2021
Winter is Ben Booth's favorite season; in a full body wetsuit and coastal rowing single he designed and built, he regularly rows out into Buzzards Bay  more

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Hobart's David Ranney
February 8, 2021
This week's row2k Interview is with Hobart senior David Ranney. We chat with Ranney on working on a container ship this fall and some of the extreme workouts he's completed.  more

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Cornell's Amelia Clute
February 1, 2021
This week's row2k Interview is with Cornell junior Amelia Clute. We chat with Clute on her love of food and how it led her to Ithaca from California.  more

Interview
Wisconsin Lightweight Tori Kost
January 20, 2021
row2k kicks off our 2020 spring collegiate racing preview with an interview with Wisconsin lightweight senior Tori Kost. We talked with Kost about finding lightweight rowing, learning to walk, and more.  more

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row2k Interview with Tymir Green-Ellis
January 4, 2021
row2k Interview with Tymir Green-Ellis of Philadelphia City Rowing and BLJ Community Rowing  more

In part III of our interview with ex-GB rower, psychologist and author Annie Vernon, we talk about the place of psychology in sport.  more

In part II of our interview with ex-GB rower, psychologist and author Annie Vernon, we talk about how an athlete's mindset can guide their performance.  more

In part I of our interview with ex-GB rower, psychologist and author Annie Vernon, we talk about how athletes can keep their mindset during the ongoing pandemic.  more

Amanda Kraus, founder and CEO of Row New York, has been named the new CEO of USRowing. row2k spoke with Kraus about her history at Row New York, her motivation for accepting the position, and her plans for getting underway in the new role  more

Many rowing people have seen the #rowersagainstracism video featuring multiple elite international rowers on social media; the effort was initiated by German rower Stephan Riemekasten  more

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row2k Interview: Onyeka Oguagha
June 24, 2020
Rutgers grad Onyeka Oguagha started rowing as a freshman walk-on, progressed to the RU women's varsity eight, raced at the World University Games, and is an aspiring senior team rower, recently pulling a 6:36 2K. row2k caught up with Oguagha to talk about her path from walk-on to international racing, her experience as a Black athlete in rowing, and her long-term goals in the sport.  more

Part 2 of a frank and powerful interview with Arshay Cooper, the author of A Most Beautiful Thing, and member of Manley crew with Malcolm Hawkins, Ray 'Pookie' Hawkins, Preston Grandberry, Alvin Ross  more

Part 1 of a frank and powerful interview with Arshay Cooper, the author of A Most Beautiful Thing, and member of Manley crew with Malcolm Hawkins, Ray 'Pookie' Hawkins, Preston Grandberry, Alvin Ross  more

Part 2 of our conversation with Denise Aquino and Patricia Destine of the Rowing in Color podcast  more

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