Swim tests for adaptive rowers

By Rebecca Caroe

Do you require swim tests for adaptive rowers. If so would people be willing to share their criteria I will defer to Tara Morgan who coaches at Seize the Oar in Seattle to answer. https://www.rowperfect.co.uk/para-rowing-adaptive-rowing-coaching-resources/ Tara writes: Here’s our policy on Swim Tests: Athletes are always first treated as every other rower in our boathouse […]

Monthly Prize Draw for May 2017

By Rebecca Caroe

  Each month subscribers to the Rowperfect newsletter are included in a free prize draw to win one of our products. This month (May) we have this prize:   Matt Langridge’s Rio Olympic kit including singlet, visor and team polo shirt. Get Yourself signed up and become eligible to WIN by clicking on the “Join Us” box below, […]

Learn to row camp: Photo Credit Long Beach Rowing

Kids Rowing Camps for Summer

By Rebecca Caroe

What are the best Summer Rowing camps for 14 year olds worldwide? My daughter has 1 solid year rowing and top 10 provincial Erg scores. Some days the Rowperfect mailbag comes in with the BEST questions.  I particularly like new challenges where we have not previously written on the topic.  Aimee’s question was one of […]

Winter Rowing Gloves user test results

By Rebecca Caroe

Three new winter glove designs for rowers From our recent promotion we got testers from around the Rowperfect community to test out three new winter glove designs.  The products are below The Pro is the cheapest a straightforward thermal glove for rowing. The Elite incorporates thinner fabrics and has better breathability and blister prevention The […]

Rowing from CapeTown to Rio to highlight the importance of sustainable living #DOTChallenge

By Rowperfect UK

Braam Malherbe – extreme adventurer, highly respected inspirational speaker and conservationist – together with rowing partner Wayne Robertson, are rowing on the vessel Mhondoro to Rio de Janeiro, launching the DOT (Do One Thing) Challenge. Their journey, covering a distance of 6700km, has been undertaken to highlight the importance of sustainable living and to inspire […]

Nikos Gkountoulas, rower international greece,Hellas, sea rower

RowingChat with Nikos Gkountoulas

By Rowperfect UK

This month we’re welcoming an Olympian and world competitor in both flat water and ocean rowing.  Nikos is well known as one of the identical twins who have raced both lightweight and heavyweight for Greece from 2004 to 2012 winning European and World Championship medals. Listen live on 7th May at 8 pm GMT by clicking […]

Olympians at Rio using RP3

By Rebecca Caroe

The Netherlands Bronze M8+ The Netherlands Gold LW2x Australia Silver M4x Croatia Sinkovic Brothers Gold M2x New Zealand Mahe Drysdale Gold M1x Croatia Damir Martin Silver M1x Australia Kim Brennan Gold W1x

Monthly Prize Draw for April 2017

By Rebecca Caroe

Each month subscribers to the Rowperfect newsletter are included in a free prize draw to win one of our products. This month (April) we have this prize:  Free use of the Cox’n School website thanks to Tim Edsell who was our RowingChat guest And the winner is John O’Neill from Sheffield.  Well done, we’ve written to you […]