• News & Rowing Updates

    • 1936 Olympics: University of Washington wins Gold.

      A great documentary available on Netflix.  The story of a U.S. crew, built entirely from students of the University of Washington.  They traveled across the Atlantic and nullified Hitler’s dream of winning Olympic Gold in the men’s eight.  https://www.netflix.com/title/80167684 A great read is also The Boys in the Boat. https://www.amazon.com/Boys-Boat-Americans-Berlin-Olympics/dp/0143125478...

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    • The Kiwi Pair book, an awesome quote about being an exceptional rower.

      “Rowing is a sport that leaves no room for half measures, and has no place for any athlete who is not prepared to give everything they can. That commitment comes with sacrifice, but the trick is not to think of it as that. A champion rower does not acknowledge sacrifice;...

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    • Drastic improvements in erg scores are possible within a short period of time:

      Technique is critical to improving erg scores and increase speed on the water, especially during springtime when most club rowers see their erg scores slow down. Last weekend, I coached a young rower live via FaceTime.  It was a great first session.  I learned that his personal best was 7:15/2K...

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