Gonzaga Names Andrew Derrick Women’s Rowing Head Coach

Gonzaga Names Andrew Derrick Women’s Rowing Head Coach

STAFF REPORTSPHOTO BY SPORTGRAPHICS Andrew Derrick has been named head women’s rowing coach at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. Derrick will make the move to Spokane after spending four seasons as the head women’s rowing coach at Seattle Pacific...
Men’s Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Formed

Men’s Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Formed

BY ED MORANPHOTO BY SPORTGRAPHICS Wisconsin men’s coach Chris Clark said the idea of forming a national men’s rowing coaches association has been talked about for years. But until 2020, when all collegiate sports shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic,...
Getting the Jump on Rowing

Getting the Jump on Rowing

BY ANDY ANDERSONPHOTO BY ED MORAN When my family and I moved into our house in 2000 and I began to unpack some of the rowing memorabilia I had gathered over the years, I was given to understand that the living room was not an appropriate place to display it. Instead,...
NK Offers First-of-its-Kind Virtual Racing Series

NK Offers First-of-its-Kind Virtual Racing Series

STAFF REPORTSPHOTO BY PROVIDED Nielsen-Kellerman’s SpeedCoach Summer Regatta Series will begin this week starting with the Independence Day World Regatta. The Independence Day World Regatta will run between July 1-4 and is the first in the company’s 11...
A Most Beautiful Thing, Indeed

A Most Beautiful Thing, Indeed

BY ANDY ANDERSONPHOTO COURTESY 50 EGGS FILMS One day at Manley Career Academy, a high school on Chicago’s West Side, an African-American teenager named Arshay Cooper noticed a long, skinny white boat in the lunchroom and a TV showing people racing in the same...
Backing Up Your Skills

Backing Up Your Skills

BY MARLENE ROYLEPHOTO BY PETER SPURRIER With the summer of the single happening, you will want to get as proficient as you can as quickly as you can. You need to have a good handle on boat maneuvering and blade work if you plan to put in meters of sculling. Perfecting...
How to Hang

How to Hang

BY VOLKER NOLTEPHOTO BY PETER SPURRIER The best rowers catch the water quickly and confidently and then hang on the oar handle before accelerating through the drive at high velocities. Performed correctly, this movement makes coaches salivate, and for good reason....
Pride Month Q&A

Pride Month Q&A

BY LUKE REYNOLDSPHOTO BY PETER SPURRIER The Gay and Lesbian Rowing Federation (GLRF) has been in the rowing community for decades providing resources, unique rowing gear, and a community of like-minded rowers with a place to commiserate with one another. Rowing News...
Food, Rowers & “Normal” Eating

Food, Rowers & “Normal” Eating

BY NANCY CLARKPHOTO BY PETER SPURRIER Once upon a time (before WW-II), daily life revolved around enjoying a hearty breakfast, dinner (at noon), and supper (at night). When women entered the workforce, eating patterns changed—lighter breakfasts and lunches, with...