As snow falls in the northeast and lakes freeze, many collegiate teams take advantage of their schools’ winter breaks and head south to bury their blades in the water before launching into months of indoor training. The Concept2 crew of Pat and Meredith are meeting up with coaches in Florida this week, answering their equipment and training questions before the competitive spring season of racing begins. Continue Reading ›
1. Maintain a neutral mentality when negativity is present and positivity is difficult. Never surrender to the dark side.
2. Life is unpredictable. You might as well roll with it.
3. A win is a win!
This is coming to you from Midway, Utah, where the US Cross Country Nationals is well under way. It has been quite chilly the past few days, but I’m not complaining one bit, because I would take this over rain any day! Continue Reading ›
A new high of $31,434.96 was raised by the participants in the 2012 Holiday Challenge—up about $4000 from last year! This was thanks to the efforts of 2483 individuals who achieved the 200k level, over 5500 who surpassed 100k, and 385 kids and adaptive athletes who rowed or skied 50k—all between American Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve! A total of over 1.3 billion meters was reached—well over 10 million more meters than last year. An amazing nine individuals logged over one million meters each during these four weeks. That’s an average of over 31,250 meters per day! Continue Reading ›
Christmas Eve was hardly a silent night. If you listened carefully, you could hear the quiet roar of thousands of flywheels across the world finishing up Holiday Challenge meters. You have until January 4 to enter your Holiday Challenge meters; we give extra time to enter meters online for those traveling or who are away from their computers during the holidays. Continue Reading ›
Concept2 employees now eagerly anticipate the first Wednesday of each month, not because we’re happily rowing or paychecks are handed out, but because of Potluck Wednesdays. Continue Reading ›
We are closing in on the fourth week of the Holiday Challenge, and the meter tally is really growing! Over 950 million meters have been rowed or skied for the 2012 Holiday Challenge, and we still have until midnight on December 24 to complete meters! The size of our charity donation is increasing rapidly, and it's exciting to watch the progress on the Online Logbook homepage. Continue Reading ›
At the end of November, Concept2 Founder Peter Dreissigacker and Customer Service Representative Kate Liston headed down to the USRowing Annual Conference in sunny Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Continue Reading ›