Josh vs. Mats: Virtually Challenged

Jul 07, 2011

You might be wondering if Mats and I have done any other challenges since the Concept2 Tour de SkiErg. Well, we have! During the Tour de SkiErg, I just inched out Mats. Now it was his turn to throw down a challenge. Mats taunted me to do a workout called the Spartan 300 in March and April. The final workout would come at the beginning of May with the goal of completing the workout as close to 10 minutes as possible. I should mention that Mats and his wife were also expecting their first child in mid May! Here’s the workout: Continue Reading ›

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A Little Magic in a 250m Dash?

Jun 15, 2011

Last weekend, I was part of the Canadian Women’s 8+ that was invited to race a sprint at the Golden Blades Regatta in St. Petersburg, Russia. In an effort to bring more visibility to our sport, FISA invited some top international crews (singles and eights) to be showcased on a 250m stretch of the Fontaka river, in the heart of St. Petersburg. Continue Reading ›

The Skinny on the Skinny

Jun 08, 2011

We’ve recently added a new sweep shaft to our oar offerings: the Skinny. The Skinny was originally developed in collaboration with elite women crews looking for a softer feel, especially when using the Fat2 blade. As the name suggests, the Skinny has a narrower diameter than traditional sweep shafts, which also has other benefits such as reduced wind resistance, especially in headwind conditions. Continue Reading ›

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