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Nominations Open for Thomas Keller Medal

The World Rowing Federation, FISA, has opened the nomination process for the 2015 Thomas Keller Medal to the general public.

The Thomas Keller Medal is the highest distinction in the sport of rowing. It is awarded to recognise an exceptional international rowing career as well as exemplary sportsmanship. The public …

Unfamiliar Erg Tests

What kind of scores should I be getting on 1 minute, Watts, and 5k tests? This is the first time I’ve done these tests so I don’t know what I should compare myself to.

I’m a High School freshman, male, 6′, 155 lbs, and my 2k is 7:08

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How to improve team spirit during winter training?

So recently my team’s crew has been going through a rough patch. Flu has been going through school, our captain has girl issues, and everyone is generally having a shitty time as far as splits go. This year a lot of JV rowers advanced to varsity as a lot of …

Success Sunday - January 18, 2015

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” …