A great season of international racing ended this summer at the World Rowing Championships held at the Bosbaan race course in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Concept2 was fortunate to be there to provide service to all athletes using Concept2 oars, and we had a great view of the racing from our trailer. Continue Reading ›
At races throughout the year, Concept2 CTS provides free Regatta Service for competitors’ oars and sculls. We’re often surprised at the amazingly good condition of older equipment that we see from caring coaches and rowers. Unfortunately, we’re equally astonished at how quickly newer equipment can be damaged by carelessness.
As the fall season approaches, here are 10 tips to help make your oars and sculls last:
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Is your rowing program looking to upgrade equipment this summer? Now is the perfect time to peruse our inventory of reduced price oars. Some sets have never been rowed and most are covered by our standard warranty. Continue Reading ›
Picture this: You’re gliding across a smooth lake listening to the rhythmic splash, splash of your oars as they catch and release the water. With every stroke your boat is propelled forward, slicing through the water in a powerful, yet graceful dance of body and boat. This could be you! Continue Reading ›
The indoor rower offers a terrific workout that doesn’t require a lake or good weather—and there’s no danger of getting wet, other than with sweat! But rowing on the water is an experience worth trying.
Here are a few ways to get yourself off your rowing machine and into a rowing shell. Continue Reading ›
Concept2 recently attended the Rowing Canada Conference in London, Ontario, where the topic of subzero temperatures was as much a part of the daily conversation as rowing. Despite the weather, the event was well attended and proved to be a great opportunity for Concept2 to connect with coaches and athletes from all over North America. Continue Reading ›
It's hard to believe that the fall racing season is over and that most teams are gearing up for another exciting spring sprint season. College teams are getting together for preseason training, and those in the colder climates are most likely heading south to find rowable water and warmer temperatures. Winter camps for Masters are also popular as rowers of all ages, and abilities gear up for the coming season.
Regardless of whether or not you are a college team with several sets of sweep oars, or a single sculler with only one pair of blades, this is the time of year you can do some general maintenance on your oars to make sure they are in proper working order for spring. You will be ready for that first sunny gorgeous day of rowing! Continue Reading ›
For the past eight years, Concept2 has been participating in the annual Chris’ Challenge Turkey Drive—a Thanksgiving food drive organized by our local country music radio station, WLVB. Continue Reading ›
Concept2 CTS is proud to sponsor Mirka Knapkova (Czech Republic) and Kjetil Borch (Norway) at this year’s Head Of The Charles ® Regatta. Join us at the Concept2 CTS tent, located across from the Rowing & Fitness Expo at the Finish Area Launching Site (FALS) for a special opportunity to meet these athletes. Continue Reading ›
Up here in northern Vermont, it isn’t often that we have a regatta in our backyard. In fact, there aren’t even many opportunities to learn to row, or to row on a regular basis. But in the last few years, the Craftsbury Outdoor Center (COC) has been offering “Community Rowing” twice a week throughout the summer and into September on Big Hosmer Pond, in Craftsbury, Vermont. Several Concept2 employees have taken advantage of this opportunity. Continue Reading ›