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45 Years Young

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Nov 03, 2021
The old Concept2 farm complex
It was a chilly gray day in November 1976 when the Dreissigacker caravan of Dick. Peter, Peter's future wife Bari, and all their belongings, pulled into the old Vermont farm that would become the home of Concept2. They had spent the last year designing a faster oar for their own use, and thought maybe it had a future. Or if it didn’t, they would design something else. So they formed a partnership and Concept2 was born. Continue Reading ›

Rowing Goes to the Movies: Heart of Champions

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Oct 27, 2021

The on water rowing community is excited that rowing is featured in the new movie, Heart of Champions, arriving in theaters on October 29 (available on demand starting November 19). The trailer is available now.

The movie, set in 1999, features authentically-reproduced Concept2 rowing equipment. The producers took extra care to accurately reflect rowing for this sports drama, in which actor Michael Shannon stars as an army veteran-turned Ivy League rowing coach. His character is an alum who rowed for the same university. Continue Reading ›

Concept2 at this Year’s Head Of The Charles® Regatta

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Sep 29, 2021

mike doing oar service

It’s exciting to see on-water racing return for the 2021 Head Of The Charles® Regatta after the cancellation of so many regattas in light of COVID-19. The Concept2 Regatta Service Trailer will again be on-site to assist competitors with their oar needs. However, things will look a little different than in normal years and our focus for 2021 is oar repairs and rentals. Continue Reading ›

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