Some people may think of rowing as a sport for tall people, but the truth is, rowing is a great sport for people of all sizes, as shown in the following race report by Mark Zembsch who brought athletes to the 33rd annual Dwarf National Games, July 4, 2022. Continue Reading ›
Saint Augustine’s University (SAU), a small college in Raleigh, North Carolina, is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) that is adding a rowing team in a creative and accessible way: virtually. Continue Reading ›
Last year, the COVID-19 pandemic saw indoor racing grind to a halt. With race organizers around the world looking for solutions to replace their usual events, virtual racing became a priority project and we started working on ErgRace Online. Continue Reading ›
Kirsten Kline’s typical day starts at 3:00 a.m. when she drinks a cup of coffee and jumps on the Concept2 RowErg for her first session. She then heads out to her rowing club and trains on the water, making it home before her workday starts at 8:30 a.m.
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 10-14 and post your time to the Concept2 Online Logbook. Continue Reading ›
This year’s World Rowing Indoor Championships was definitely one for the books. As with so much in the past year, the Coronavirus pandemic meant a sudden change of plans and a lot of extra creativity, all of which resulted in the first ever virtual World Rowing Indoor Championships taking place February 23-27, 2021.
World Rowing and their partners put on a truly impressive event, incorporating a live race tracker, live video from many of the athletes plus commentators from the UK, Australia and the US, all of which helped to create a live event feel. In total, 763 athletes from 63 different countries raced over three days, all online from the comfort of their own home or gym (if racing 2000 meters can ever be described as comfortable!). Continue Reading ›
We're proud to be the presenting sponsor of the 2021 World Rowing Indoor Championships (WRICH). The virtual event in February will bring together the finalists from several virtual continental qualifying events, as well as from an open qualifying process, expanding the reach of this event to indoor rowers around the world! Continue Reading ›
Fall is in the air, which means it’s usually the time our Vermont crew starts packing up to travel to Boston, Massachusetts, for the annual Head Of The Charles® Regatta. This year, we’ll be cheering on the athletes and racing from home with the regatta’s multi-component event that includes on water racing opportunities, indoor rowing for all, and a competitive live broadcast indoor rowing race. Continue Reading ›