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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 ›

The Diamonds (Over Sixties Erging Group) Affiliation

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Apr 10, 2024

THe Diamonds team

Whether it’s two people or 2000, an affiliation can be made up of members of a health club, rowing club, school or university, to name a few. It can also be a virtual affiliation made up of people from anywhere in the world with a common thread that binds them together. One such affiliation is The Diamonds (Over Sixties Erging Group) that continues to blow us away with not only their sheer numbers but also by their dedication to their fitness and to each other. Continue Reading ›

Salty Science Crosses the Atlantic as Fastest Women's Crew

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Apr 01, 2024

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Team Salty Science. Photo: World's Toughest Row

Back in November 2023, we wrote about four determined women who were planning to row across the Atlantic Ocean starting in December 2023 as part of the World’s Toughest Row™. They called themselves team Salty Science and were undertaking the 3000-mile journey in the name of science and to raise money and awareness for ocean conservation-based charities. Little did they know they would be the fastest women's crew to cross! Continue Reading ›


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