Here’s your weekly opportunity to enjoy tales from others who also love rowing. This weekly round-up is for a short list of interesting, in-depth articles for you to read over the weekend.
This week in the rowing online news several stories caught our eye:
- Alex Partridge has his Olympic Bronze medal and blazer stolen after Buck House event… twitter tries to get it back
- A question about how to calculate prognostic times for different ratings
- Ways to improve your performance by Seth Godin – external stimuli can help motivate
The alternative is to compete against nothing but yourself. To excel merely because the act of excelling without boundaries or incentives thrills you. And the good news is that once you find that, you’ll always have it.
- Head of the Charles – a coxswain recorded her GPS speed and distance. This lovely app has a slider bar at the bottom that shows the crew’s position at each timestamp – you see them circling in the warm up area, slowing round corners and sprinting to the finish line.
- Derek Porter (Canada) reflects on a life in rowing and Greg Searle announces retirement.
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