Rowers and coaches thirst for mental and physical improvements. It’s what we do—often chasing those improvements in a scientific and methodical manner. Yet…so many of us miss taking a few big steps that can make an enormous difference. And by missing that those steps someone ends up rowing with marginal equipment. Is Marginal Equipment So […]
Rudders and Skegs Banned On Rowing Shells
Starting in June 2018, rowing shells will no longer be permitted to use rudders and skegs. FISA, the international governing body of rowing, after short deliberation, has banned them. “In attempt to make rowing more exciting, steering aids will no longer be allowed on boats. We expect this will be major step in our sport […]
What Gives With Rowing Shells?
A new rower wandered around the boathouse, looking at the rowing shells He looked half stunned and he came over and asked, “What gives with these boats?” He didn’t want to know about oars. Or slings. Or anything else. He just wanted to know about the rowing shells. They overwhelmed him. I get it. For a […]