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 …

DIY monitor for DIY - dynamic erg

I’m starting a DIY erg project, both for the fun of it and because ergs are quite expensive here in Brazil. There are some designs ate http://openergo.webs.com/ and I’m thinking about a dynamic erg.

Although designs for the mecanical parts are straight forward, I need a cheap, open source, solution …

Ulster Talent Development Programme

Rowing Ireland is seeking applications from athletes interested in testing for the Talent Development Programme based in Belfast.  Applications are welcome from existing rowers of up to 3 years competitive rowing experience, beginners with no competitive experience and Non-Rowers, who can demonstrate that they meet the minimum criteria for testing …