Listen and watch the full interview between Andy Triggs-Hodge and Martin Cross as we discuss Ergos and the Olympic Rowing programme. Listed below are timestamps so you can jump to the bit you want!
7:00 Ergometer Standards for GBR Team
10:00 Egos can get in the way of ergos – what to measure
12:00 Different types of erg – C2, Dynamic, Sliders, Rowperfect – Your weight distribution is the difference
18:00 The Robustness of different ergos
22:00 The Olympics and possible different format options for rowing. How to make it more interesting, covered more widely and keep lightweights in the sport
25:00 Could the Eight become a relay event? Create some unknowns and intriguing racing.
30:00 The Olympic movement needs sponsors
34:00 Row Sprints – can we see a different angle for rowers. How to empower clubs to move to locally based matches that grow spectators
37:00 A Bundesliga format with match racing that is exciting for spectators
39:00 Everything in FISA’s calendar is subordinated to the World Cup and Olympic Success. Why this is a hindrance
42:00 Performance versus spectacle – can we risk the Olympics becoming demoted?
48:00 Should national team trials be open to fans