A perfect day for a row!

Nov 10, 2010

As a nor’easter pelts snow, sleet and rain upon our windows here in Vermont, the indoor rower looks more and more appealing as an alternative workout today from the usual swim, bike or run. As a triathlete, I do my best to workout outdoors under all conditions. I have an impressive collection of fleece-lined spandex, warm woolly hats and windproof jackets to help make this happen. But some days (like today) the most effective workout is going to be indoors. Continue Reading ›

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Hooray for Challenges

Oct 27, 2010

Here’s the scenario: I rowed in my last on-water race of the year this past weekend. It was the Head of the Charles in Boston, and I rowed in the Grand Masters Eights on Saturday morning. I was at two seat in the 1980 Rowing Club eight, which took third place. We finished behind the same two crews as last year—but this time we were a little closer to them, and a little further ahead of the 4th place crew. All good, especially at this age where it is nice to see improvement from year to year, because more often you don’t! Continue Reading ›

The Dynamic Erg Prototype at the European Championships

Oct 06, 2010
The dynamic erg prototype made appearances at two major regattas in September: the World Masters Regatta in Canada and the European Championships in Portugal. This exposure gave us access to the impressions of current elite athletes as well as veterans in the sport. We’ve also received valuable feedback from several national teams training in both hemispheres. While the overall feedback continues to be positive, user comments have helped us identify a few more changes that will further improve the performance of the new design. Continue Reading ›

FISA 2010 World Masters Rowing Regatta

Sep 09, 2010

Pete, Dick, Mike Strong and I spent much of the last week up in St. Catharines, Ontario, for the 2010 World Masters Rowing Regatta. Pete, Dick and I were all competing as well as working at the Concept2 oar service trailer, which meant that Mike was often left holding down the fort solo. Luckily, he’s an experienced “C2 roadie” and ably handled the load until we were back to help. Thanks, Mike! Continue Reading ›

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