I wrote yesterday about how I was struck by the similarity between the post-race analyses of our Bumps crew and that of a high-performance outfit. Last night I realised that there is a further analogy that is of interest, to me anyway!
Maggie Thatcher famously claimed that â€˜There is no such thing as society â€™. I donâ€™t wish to be handbagged by the shade of the Iron Lady but my experiences this week on, and around, the Cam lead me to a different conclusion.
Matt Smith, FISA Executive Director released this statement on 9 April 2020. Interesting for all athletes wanting to plan their regatta season 2020 (Photo Credit: World rowing) The 2020 World Rowing regatta season – the continued consequences of COVID-19 global pandemic Following the rapid expansion of the COVID-19 global pandemic during the past two weeks […]
Coronavirus and Rowing: How the corona virus affects us rowers Almost daily we receive new information about the corona virus and how our sport is effected by COVID-19 “The worldwide outbreak of coronavirus had led to the death of more than 8.000 people and in a bid to contain its spread, sporting events around the […]
What do you think of the last episodes of our “prognostic” series? According Bio Row , a company having an scientific approach to row smarter – Prognostic” or “Gold Standard” times are widely used in rowing practice for evaluation of training and racing speeds, crew selections, etc. Very often World Best Times (WBT) are used […]
This is the third part of our series on Prognostic Rowing Times. If you’ve missed any of the previous posts you can take a look at them here. Part 1 is about What Prognostic Rowing Times are, and how to use them. Part 2 is about the History of Prognostic times and How to Calculate […]
The SI Masters Rowing Regatta was raced yesterday on excellent flat water at Lake Ruataniwha, Twizel, NZ. 330 athletes braved the chill conditions and there was much good racing. Not surprisingly, many of the winners bore familiar names. Dale Maher won a 1x race, Kevin Horan another. Marie McCoy was a key member in the […]
Early warning…. November 11th will be the date when we release the 2019 edition of Rowing Tales. Edited by Rebecca Caroe it’s become a fixture on our annual calendar. She collects these stories from her Rowing Chat Podcast guests and the Rowperfect Masters Rowing International Facebook group as well as talking to people she meets. […]
Soon after the World Champs in Linz, World Rowing Counsel of FISA has updated and released the World Rowing Regatta Calender for the next few years. Some destinations are not fixed yet – still most are confirmed. Take a look at some selected events. More infos at the World Rowing Regatta Calender. Here. Some bids are […]
Here is a question from our audience. It arrived a while ago. We have asked our experts to answer… World Rowing Masters regatta is coming up, and I guess most of what can be done of preparation is done by now. However I cannot help but thinking about the start, and how to improve it. […]