Intercollegiate Rowing Association Pre-Season Coaches Polls

Intercollegiate Rowing Association Pre-Season Coaches Polls

Men’s Varsity Eight Pre-Season Coaches Poll Rank Team (First Place Votes) Points 1 Yale University (11) 299 2 University of Washington (1) 279 3 Harvard University 269 4 (T) Brown University 263 4 (T) University of California, Berkeley 263 6 Northeastern...
Power and speed at 2019 World Rowing Indoor Championships

Power and speed at 2019 World Rowing Indoor Championships

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASELong Beach, 25 February 2019 In its second year the 2019 World Rowing Indoor Championships in Long Beach, CA, USA saw over 700 indoor rowers go after the world championship titles. Leading the way was the fastest woman in the world on the indoor...
A Perfectly Successful Year

A Perfectly Successful Year

Photo Credit: Row New YorkFifteen years after its founding, Row New York has grown into one of New York City’s most effective programs for teens from under-resourced communities. Less than 15 months from breaking ground at what will become Manhattan’s...
Invictus Inspired

Invictus Inspired

PHOTOS BY Invictus Games Toronto 2017 We woke up. We were supposed to be going out at 7 in the morning but there was a weather hold,” says Mitch Kieffer of a morning that at first sounds like a typical one for rowers. Kieffer, however, was not preparing for a...
Agents of Change

Agents of Change

Photo by Peter Slack. If you were writing a rubric for rowing, what would it look like? You remember rubrics: those pages of detail your teacher would hand out that articulated the criteria that would be used to judge your work. For your writing, the rubric would...
EPIC Rows

EPIC Rows

Photo by Roz. The compulsion to explore the limits of human endeavor is as old as humanity itself. Just as towering mountains call out to climbers to be summitted, the desire to propel oneself across vast oceans is nothing new. Stories of such explorers are epic in...
Bringing the River Home

Bringing the River Home

Ask any rower about their relationship with the erg and they will tell you it’s complex. On the one hand, the erg is a machine that makes you faster, stronger, mentally tougher, and—importantly—allows you to understand your individual speed relative...
Coaches Challenge

Coaches Challenge

San Remo, ITALY, Qualification Races, men’s quadruple sculls M4X+, San Malo, rowing on the open sea. 2008 FISA Coastal World Championships. Photo by Peter Spurrier. http://www.rowingnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Coaches-Challenge.m4a Can you identify the...