Author Archives: Rowperfect UK

Can’t get enough – Rowers Rub

In the classic tradition Rowers Rub came about when, as a rower, I couldn’t find an effective answer to the chafing and sores caused by hard training and endurance events. I wanted something that was both natural and environmentally friendly but would also continue to work over long or intense sessions. Rowing traditional fixed seat […]

Bradley Wiggins’ very short rowing career

Bradley Wiggins

We all know who Sir Bradley Wiggins is. The 2012 Tour De France, five-time Olympic champion superstar cyclist is unmistakable. To the British public, he is the ginger-sideburned, Paul Weller-loving superstar who is the most successful Olympian in British history on the medal count. What you may not know is that Bradley Wiggins has spent the last […]

How can holes in a blade make the boat go faster?

Oscar Blade

Once in a while something special comes along that looks set to transform the sport of rowing. The Oscar BladesTM is a radically new blade design for sculling and sweep oars which mimics how elite swimmers now swim faster with their fingers spaced apart. It is now undergoing on-water time trials and more than matching the […]

RowingChat with Kiwi Pair – Eric Murray

Listen live on Friday 25th May 2018 at 4 pm Auckland time by clicking the Watch RowingChat with Eric Murray on YouTube  Eric Murray best known as half of the Kiwi Pair. He is best known as double gold medalist at the 2012 London as well 2016 Rio Olympic Games. He won four consecutive World Rowing Championship gold […]

RowingChat with iCrew Club Management Software

iCrew rowing Club Management Software

Listen live on Sunday 6th May 2018 at 7 pm PST time by clicking the YouTube video link. We are going to be reviewing club management software service iCrew with its founder, Kevin Goyena and avid user Mount Baker Crew Head Coach, Helen Tilghman. I began rowing as a junior in 2003 and continued on […]

RowingChat with Eira Parry of High Performance Parenting

Eira Parry, rowing parent, parenting expert,

Listen live on Sunday 15th April 2018 at 8 pm UK time by clicking the YouTube video link. Eira Parry is originally from a teaching background; she worked in both primary and secondary education. Seeing the need for parents to learn how to support their child through sport, she launched High Performance Parenting to teach […]

RowingChat with Gearoid Towey on Athlete Retirement

Listen live on Wednesday 21st March 2018 at 9 pm UK time by clicking the YouTube video link. Gearoid Towey – Crossing the Line Sport Three-time Olympic rower and former World Champion, Gearoid Towey has worked in athlete personal development for Western Sydney Wanderers Football Club and the New South Wales Institute of Sport. Since […]