Castleconnell Head of River – Earlier Start Time

Castleconnell Head will go ahead as planned tomorrow but with an earlier start time of 8.30 am to avail of better conditions in the morning period. It is recommended that smaller boats compete during this time as conditions will deteriorate later in the day. To give an indication, conditions today …

Did my first 2k in 4 years: damn

Hey all, I’m preparing myself to join a private club in the spring as money filters in. I’m currently training for a 5k and I decided to mix in some erg work to see if I can get my pain tolerance back.

Here’s how it went:

I did a few …

Stern mounted camera rig

Hi r/Rowing

Does anybody know where to buy a stern mounted camera rig for a gopro. I’ve seen them used in the Oxford v Cambridge Boatrace as well as the Australian Boat Race. I was curious is anybody knew if there was a company manufacturing them or something similar. Any …

New, and interested in rowing

As the title states, I’m new to this subreddit/rowing, and I was wondering if anyone could point me in the direction of beginner advice/workouts.

Background: always been athletic(football, basketball, etc), partial patellar tendon tear in april(so looking for other ways to get back in shape), enjoy lifting weights.

My main …

Thoughts on strength training for rowing

I just wanted to hear different opinions on this. I have rowed for a long time now and serious strength training with intended progression seems almost nonexistent in the sport despite the fact that strength is actually quite important in rowing. (If it wasnt we wouldnt need to separate light …

Rowing Ireland October E-Zine

The latest edition of the Rowing Ireland E-Zine is available here

You will find all the latest news from across the country, a round-up of the 2014 season, High Performance updates, safety news, nutrition, interviews with rowers and staff, and lots more.

If you would like to contribute to the …