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Supporting Olympians in the Search for Speed

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Jun 24, 2021

When Pete and Dick Dreissigacker first started playing with oar designs in 1976, they were two rowers who were also engineers and they couldn’t resist the challenge of making a faster oar. Specifically, they wanted to improve their speed in the pair because they were racing together in the Olympic Trials leading up to the 1976 Montreal Olympics. Rowing races can be won or lost by fractions of a second so every little bit of speed is worth gathering. Continue Reading ›

Honoring Juneteenth 2021

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Jun 01, 2021

We launched our first Juneteenth Challenge in 2020. In its first year, we raised $33,616 for three not-for-profit organizations working to end systemic racism and inequality. Over 7500 athletes joined us, completing 1900 meters or more on June 19.

Concept2 is proud to announce that the Juneteenth Challenge has been added to our challenge calendar as an annual event. This is one small way that Concept2 looks to address systemic racism in our society.

In 2021, Concept2 is partnering with the Black Coaches & Rowers Association (BCRA) as the recipient of this year’s Juneteenth Challenge fundraising. Continue Reading ›

Training Plan Apps for Rowing, Skiing and Cycling

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May 27, 2021

asensei logo Concept2 offers many Plans and Resources to help guide your training; our Concept2 Training Guide can help you set up a plan that best fits your goals and activity levels. There are also many apps that can organize your training, suggest workouts, or even set up your monitor for you! This can keep your training handy; your daily workouts can be just a click away on your smartphone or tablet. Here’s a few of our favorites: Continue Reading ›

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