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US Masters Rowing National Championships – Day 2 musings

By Rebecca Caroe

It’s not an expensive flight to Tennessee and the 2017 Masters Nationals but I thought I’d drive it.  My mother was raised in Huntsville, Alabama and most of the annual trip there from Maryland followed the same route I drove the other day, across mountains range that seems more easily traversed than back before I-81 […]

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US Masters Rowing National Championships – Day 1 musings

By Rebecca Caroe

Charles Sweeney reports from the big event….and muses on life, rowing and streams-of-consciousness  I wasn’t supposed to be here, at the Masters Nationals, in Oak Ridge Tennessee, with my crew, the Capital Rowing Club.  Literally the day after last year’s Nationals, in Worcester, Massachusetts, a nagging back problem blew up into a sciatica case that […]

Resolute Adaptive rowing boat

FISA adaptive boat rules discriminate

By Rebecca Caroe

Michael W. Joukowsky the Founder/Owner Resolute Racing Shells & Resolute Adaptive writes As you know, for the past 5 years, I have been advocating that the FISA adaptive boat rules are discriminatory, harmful in growing the sport and damaging to individuals. [They only allow one boat design / manufacturer in FISA events.] FISA did accept […]

US Rowing Rio

Sean Colgan reflects on US Rowing changes

By Rebecca Caroe

Like many people, I read the Boys in the Box report.  However nobody is going to change the US system in the way the author recommends – we aren’t set up to create Olympians in school – we’ve established to provide kids fun in sport.  For example, many clubs use river rowing – you can’t have kids […]

Sara Hendershot

Join RowingChat with Sara Hendershot

By Jeremy Peskey

Rowperfect is delighted to have Sara Hendershot, Olympic athlete and elite rowing coach join us on RowingChat. Join RowingChat with Sara Hendershot Sara grew up as the oldest of four siblings in Simsbury, CT. She played many sports growing up and tried rowing at Simsbury High School, where she was immediately hooked. She was recruited […]

Rowing Santa and Other Christmas Funnies

By David

To help put you into the Christmas mood and before you begin your Christmas pudding or mulled wine, here are a few giggles to get you warmed up. Rowing Santa, we know you’d never fit into the cox’s seat! And you’d know better than to put all your biggest rowers on Port (after that whole Rudolph […]

Super Christmas Shopping Gifts for Rowers Under 30 Rowperfect

Super Christmas Shopping Gifts for Rowers Under £30

By David

Christmas is almost here! And the pressure is on to get the BEST presents for all the special people in your life. How much do you spend? Uncle Matt will love that Christmas moose mug. And Mum is going to adore those pair of gold star earrings you picked out. What about little sister Anna […]

Our Top 8 Rowing Gift Ideas for Christmas

By David

Ever have that one person for whom you have no idea what to get for the Christmas? We as rowers know just how hard we are to shop for. To help you, your family, and friends pick the perfect little gift for the rower in your lives, we have selected our our top 8 rowing gift […]