It’s affectionately known as “Rowing Christmas”—the Head Of The Charles® Regatta in Boston, Massachusetts—and Concept2 CTS was there getting right into the fun and organized chaos of the ultimate 2-day rowing event. Seventeen thousand athletes of all ages and experience levels, from all around the world, raced in the regatta over the course of two days. It’s an event where a high school novice rower can rub elbows, literally, with an Olympic gold medalist. This year, there were seventy 2016 Rio Olympians on hand, many rowing in “Great Eights” sponsored by Concept2 CTS and HUDSON.
Concept2 oars and sculls helped 32 crews step up on the podium at this year’s Rio Olympics! That’s 76% of all medal-winning crews at the Olympic Regatta. . Continue Reading ›
The countdown to the Olympic Opening Ceremony is underway (as of today, 60 days and counting!) and athletes’ tickets are being stamped for Rio. For rowers, the qualification process involves many steps including qualifying both the boat class and the athletes. Continue Reading ›
The San Diego Crew Classic is known throughout the rowing community as the unofficial start of the spring racing season here in the US.
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André Rathje’s connection to rowing began when he was a toddler and his parents would take him and his sister to countless regattas. Rowers themselves, his parents put André in a boat when he was ten years old and thus began his "career" in rowing. Continue Reading ›
We loved seeing all the creative entries this week for #ThisIsMySport. We received many beautiful (and fierce) on water racing photos, as well as some great posts of indoor training. Kate chose her favorites: