Category Archives: Interview

Who is the “boss” in the rowing boat?

The coxswain is the boss Wikipedia : The coxswain is the person in charge of a boat, particularly its navigation and steering. (Photo Credit: Hägar, the horrible). I found an older interview that Günter Klein had with Peter Thiede some years ago. Peter was the cox of the Germany’s Eight before Martin Sauer.  The interview can […]

Effects of altitude training in athletes

What are the effects of high altitude training on athletes? We all know that the top teams always go back to the mountains to row there. But what are the benefits of altitude training for athletes? Is altitude training really a source of performance improvement or just a fashion trend? Whether long-distance runners, rowers or […]