Challenges

The 2020 Spring VIII Series

Mar 27, 2020

When rowing seasons were cut short, we heard from coaches, student athletes and parents alike that continuing training as a team was of the utmost importance. Introducing the 2020 Spring VIII Series—a new virtual team challenge that allows athletes to compete as a crew of eight from the comfort of their own homes. We're hoping this challenge helps athletes to connect to their teams and coaches in an uncertain time.

While this challenge may not replace the thrill of on water racing, it does require similar teamwork to complete. So (virtually) grab teammates or club members and start a team! The series runs for five weeks starting April 6. Continue Reading ›

Meters for the Military Challenge

Mar 09, 2020


Concept2’s Military Challenge was created specifically for active duty and retired members of all armed services branches worldwide. It’s been our hope that the Military Challenge provides a bit of respite and healthy competition to keep these individuals strong. Continue Reading ›

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World Rowing Virtual Indoor Sprints

Mar 02, 2020

The World Rowing Virtual Indoor Sprints is a joint initiative between Concept2 and World Rowing. To take part, all you have to do is row 1000 meters on the Concept2 Indoor Rower (Model A–E Indoor Rowers only, no Dynamic or Indoor Rowers on Slides) at any point between March 4-8 and post your time to the Concept2 Online Logbook. The results are then compiled into worldwide leaderboards, so you can see how you compare with people from across the world. Continue Reading ›

Virtual Team Challenge: How to Find or Start a Team

Dec 27, 2019

The The January Virtual Team Challenge is popular: it helps kick off the New Year by encouraging participants to row, ski or ride as many meters as possible all month. It’s a great way to stay active during dark winter months and the camaraderie creates a supportive environment. Dedicated to team goals, many athletes find themselves pushing farther than they would alone!

If you’ve never entered a team challenge, now is the time to join! It’s easy to start a team and you can invite along anyone who uses a Concept2 RowErg, SkiErg or BikeErg. It only takes two people to start a team, so invite your favorite training buddy. Whether you work out together at a gym together or are separated by miles, you’ll work together towards a common goal. Continue Reading ›

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