Troy Howell

Sculling expert comes to RowingChat

By Rebecca Caroe

If sculling is your thing, then this week’s RowingChat is a must-attend. Troy Howell of Craftsbury Sculling Center will be our guest.  Get your tickets here for  Sept 27/28th.  Troy Howell began rowing as a walk-on at the University of Virginia in the fall of 1987, and has not left the boathouse ever since.  His […]

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Two brothers in a boat went to Rio

By Rebecca Caroe

Republished with permission from HearTheBoatSing blog by Greg Denieffe: A long time ago, in a small Irish town, a young boy learnt a very valuable lesson. The year was 1976 and the boy was very interested in the Olympics being held in Montreal. You see, the boy was sure that Séan Drea, a fellow Carlovian and […]

Sportfunder seeks feedback

By Rebecca Caroe

Craig Williamson the founder of SportFunder is seeking feedback from anyone who’s used the crowd funding for sport platform. Please help him by emailing your views Hello Sportfunders! This platform was launched back in 2012 (believe it or not!) with passion and an optimistic plan to revolutionise sport funding… Four years later, and yes, we […]

Masters rowers – want to get faster?

By Rebecca Caroe

Announcing Faster Masters the Rowing Coaching membership service for masters rowers and scullers developed with expert coach Marlene Royle.. It is called Faster Masters and will launch to the public on 1 October 2016. What is Faster Masters? The programme is 7 “lessons” each comprising a video and transcript plus some additional guides written as pdf ebooks. […]

How to restore an earlier version of RP Rowing app

By Rebecca Caroe

We had a problem with downloading version 2.2.4 of the RP3 Rowing app from the Google Playstore.  I was keen to try it because ti says it solves the problem of emailing completed saved session files.  This doesn’t work in earlier versions… well, I actually don’t know if it works in this version as I haven’t […]

Beryl Crockford Obituary

By Rebecca Caroe

The Guardian has published Beryl Crockford’s obituary. My comment on that piece: Beryl’s generosity always set out to create permanent, long-lasting change. She didn’t seek the limelight for herself and was most keen to pass on her knowledge and enable others to succeed. At LEH she set up a system so that the oldest girls […]

Rib Injuries in Rowing

By Rebecca Caroe

Here is a brand new podcast interview with Dr. Jane Thornton from our friends at LEO Training . In this exclusive interview, Joe de Leo had the opportunity to sit down and discuss rib injuries in rowing and the 3 major theories surrounding them. We also discuss strategies to prevent and rehab from them.  As […]

Monthly Prize Draw

By Theo

Each month subscribers to the Rowperfect newsletter are included in a free prize draw to win one of our products. This month (August) we have this prize: This month, we are giving away a copy of The Complete Guide to  Indoor Rowing and the winner is Marina Traversari – we’ve written to you asking for your address, Marina. Get […]

RowingChat with Kim Brennan Olympic 1x Gold Medallist

By Rebecca Caroe

Today we welcomed Kim Brennan to RowingChat for an in-depth dive into her personal training philosophy and motivations. The RowingChat recording is on Soundcloud, YouTube and iTunes – please leave us a rating and share this link with your rowing friends. Timestamps: 01.00 Kim introduces herself and her background in rowing and sport 05:00 On […]