Make it Happen

Make it Happen

BY JOSH CROSBYPHOTO BY PETER SPURRIER It wasn’t for lack of effort, but for some reason things weren’t lining up for me to get in a solid workout. A big factor: my computer crashed after knocking my morning ritual Yerba Mate tea all over its...
Pride Month Q&A

Pride Month Q&A

BY LUKE REYNOLDSPHOTO PROVIDED 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...
End of one season, looking forward to the next

End of one season, looking forward to the next

BY RICH DAVISPHOTO BY PETER SPURRIER During the summer, staying in shape and building strength should be the primary focus. Rowers can achieve these goals in many ways: running, biking, swimming, surfing, even rowing.  Young athletes should exercise at least 50...
Navigating the College Recruiting Process

Navigating the College Recruiting Process

Search Search Rowing News Wednesday, June 17, 2020 open menu [embedded content] Wednesday, June 17, 2020 VIDEO BY ADAM REIST Comments are closed. Copyright 2020 The Independent Rowing News,...
A Sustainable Pace

A Sustainable Pace

BY COLLEEN SAVILLEPHOTOS BY Caitlin Patterson, John Lazenby, Judy Geer, Paul Bierman UVM, Val Stepanchuk, Wes Vear When Dick Dreissigacker and Judy Geer took over the Craftsbury Outdoor Center in 2008, they knew they had the chance to make an already good thing even...
2020 USRowing Youth Virtual Nationals Concludes

2020 USRowing Youth Virtual Nationals Concludes

BY LUKE REYNOLDSPHOTO PROVIDED BY TEXAS ROWING CENTER The 2020 USRowing Youth Virtual National Championship has concluded after more than 1,000 athletes from 119 clubs submitted their times in hopes of a first-place finish and the title of National Champion. Greenwich...
Hot and Bothered

Hot and Bothered

BY JOSH CROSBYPHOTO BY PETER SPURRIER “Just get me in the water!” This was all I was thinking during the second half of the run portion for a recent four-hour training session for an upcoming Odyssey swim/run race. (In these events, you swim to an island,...
NRF Announces Three New Board Members

NRF Announces Three New Board Members

STAFF REPORTSPHOTO PROVIDED The National Rowing Foundation (NRF) has added three board members to its board of directors. Aquil Abdullah, Patrick Manning, and Campbell Rogers will be formally inducted at the next special NRF meeting or annual meeting according to a...
Doctor Rowing’s Great True False Quiz—Answers

Doctor Rowing’s Great True False Quiz—Answers

BY DOCTOR ROWINGPHOTO BY PETER SPURRIER For the Great True False Quiz, check here. True. Erickson would report on the backups of cars trying to cross the floating bridges of routes 520 and 90 in both directions. True. It was an experiment with asynchronous rowing,...