Success Sunday - November 02, 2014

Welcome to the weekly /r/Rowing achievement thread!

What was your achievement this week? It could be anything! A new 2k PB? Get a good lift at the gym? Or even your first time capsizing a single!

This thread is likely to fill up quickly, consider sorting the comments by “new” …

Donations for new club: where to start

Hello!

I am planning to start a new club in Durham, NC, and am looking for some equipment donations, I just don’t know where to solicit donations.

I am hoping to get started with something like a 4, or a double and a single. etc. so if you know of …

Is this a good 5k time?

Hi, I’m a novice rower who is walking on my university team with no prior experience. Been training for about 2 months now. We had our first 5k test today and I pulled an 18:10, 1:49.0 split. I’m an 18-year-old male, 6’2″ who weighs ~165 pounds. Is this a good …

Trying to be better

Hi, I am a varsity rower in the tenth grade, I’m 5’7 120 lbs. I’m a guy. My current 2k time is 2:17 except that was at the beginning of my novice year. Since yesterday was our last fall season practice I have started to think about sprints and how …

How to take Coxing to the next level?

Hey guys,

I was wondering if anyone has had any experience / info on how to get to the next level as a male coxswain. I am in the Varsity four as a Sophomore, but have also competed in eights. Our boat is really good, and has been on a …

Wanting to start a rowing club

My friends and I have pooled together about 10k in credit, and want to start a junior rowing club.

We were thinking of a double and a single, without coaches(most of us have a decent amount of experience)

We found a lake that’s nearby that will host us, so we …

How to make sure you putting power down in a wobbly boat?

Our crew has been rowing sweep only for 1 month, and needless to say its wobbly when the full crew is rowing.

During pieces, it’s frustrating and tricky to make sure you’re properly applying your legs at the catch when your blade isn’t at a consistent height. How do you …