The 11th SkiErg World Sprints took place November 8-11. Over 2000 people from 34 countries competed in our 1000m virtual festival of the SkiErg.
Six world records were set on the day (highlighted in bold below), and the fastest man and woman in the world both set new marks. For the men, Phil Clapp from Great Britain set a time of 2:49.0 to win the Men's 19-29. The performance of the SkiErg Sprints, however, arguably came from the second fastest man, when Marius Tyrdal Sandmael (Norway) pulled a 2:50.5 to take nearly three seconds off his own Men's 40-49 record. Continue Reading ›
Concept2 only sells new oars for sweep and scull. But old oars? Old oars can be re-purposed in many different and useful ways! Continue Reading ›
This year, Concept2 provided Regatta Service at ten North American and nine international events. It is hard to estimate how many oars and sculls we worked on, but our guess is over 3500 oars. At the Head Of The Charles ® Regatta alone we worked on 750 oars! Continue Reading ›
There have been a few changes to the Concept2 Online Logbook recently.
We've added Garmin Connect to our list of integrations. If you upload your workouts to the Logbook via the Concept2 ErgData app (or other apps that capture rowing stroke data), you can now set it up so that your workouts go directly into Garmin Connect. Just go to Edit Profile, choose Applications from the menu, and follow the instructions from there. It's a simple process that only takes a few seconds. (Note that this only works for upload methods that include stroke data, so it won't work for people uploading via the Concept2 Utility.) Continue Reading ›
Justin Farina is a high school physical education teacher from Sarnia, Ontario, Canada with a Bachelor of Science degree from Miami University (Ohio) and a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Windsor (Ontario). He played Division I baseball while at Miami and competed in shot put at Windsor. Justin is a multiple SkiErg world record holder in the men’s 30-39 division and participates in virtual competitions and challenges on both the Concept2 Indoor Rower and SkiErg. He runs an online coaching platform GARAGEATHLETE using all three Concept2 products. Continue Reading ›