I just finished checking the rigging on our eight—putting the last tweaks on it for the qualifying heat—when a fellow coach ran up, coming to a screeching halt in front of me. Between gasps for air he said, “Mike…Vespoli rigger…need two top bolts…fell off in the trailer….can’t find them…” I had a few extra bolts—gave […]
How Can A Rowing Coach Save Money?
(This is a major update to a post originally published here and on Row2K.com in 2005.) What a frugal group rowing coaches can be. We scrimp, we budget, we fundraise – and we “do without” to make ends meet. In what some consider to be the “most-expensive-equipment-sport” we do our best to save a dollar. […]