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:
It was another great week for #ThisIsMySport. Lots of great entries to choose from! This week's winners were chosen by Greg in Marketing:
Each week in April, Concept2 will be choosing our favorite #ThisIsMySport posts on Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest that reflect the training, competition and community of rowing (both indoors and on water). Share your best photos, videos and updates to win! Continue Reading ›
At the 2014 Head Of The Charles Regatta, we introduced a simple new oar carrier that holds four sweep oars or two pair of sculls. Made of Baltic Birch Plywood, six carriers can be cut from a single 5’ x 5’ piece. You can access the plans to build your own, or—as of early December—you can purchase carriers directly from Concept2 for $25 each. We'll sell them like “unfinished furniture.” You can finish them in your team colors for easy identification. Continue Reading ›
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 ›