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Tracy Falkenthal and Growing Rowing

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May 22, 2024

tracy with megaphoneBeing part of the rowing culture can be inspiring, life-changing, welcoming and an avenue to friends for life. Breaking into the rowing culture is not always easy or a given. It is known to be a very traditional sport and, in many countries, it prevails at private schools where white skin dominates.

Tracy Falkenthal came into the sport down a different road than most. Continue Reading ›

Juneteenth Challenge 2024

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May 17, 2024

juneteenth logoThe Concept2 Juneteenth Challenge is a one-day virtual event on June 19 that coincides with Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in 1865 in the United States. We invite you to join us for the fifth annual Juneteenth Challenge and do a small part to celebrate African American freedoms and achievements. Continue Reading ›

From Olympic Rowing to Ocean Rowing to Indoor Rowing

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May 06, 2024

alex gregory on rowergAlex Gregory’s pivotal moment came out of what he considered to be failure. He’d been rowing since he was 17, had been a regular on the British National Rowing Team, but, he says, “I was doing okay on the outside. Inside, I was hating it. I nearly stopped; I’d never won a race. I was nowhere near that. My life revolved around performing and I wasn’t performing.” Continue Reading ›

500 Meter RowErg Record Broken

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Apr 17, 2024

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Great Britain’s Phil Clapp has become the first person to go under 1 minute 10 seconds over 500 meters on the Concept2 RowErg. His time of 1 minute 9.8 seconds set the new world record and saw him peaking at around 1350 watts. With an average stroke rate of 49, Clapp broke his own record, set four years ago at 1:10.5. Despite holding other indoor rowing records, Clap says the 500m distance has always been his focus. Continue Reading ›


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