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Erg Marathon Question

Hello, I was thinking about doing an erg marathon (42,195 meters) and I was wondering what the best way to approach it would be. I understand steady state pieces are at 16-20spm. Would it be easier to hold a split (say 2:05) at an 18 or somewhere higher like a …

a couple questions for summer training

I started rowing this year and I have a couple questions about summer training

what is the relation of biking to erging? can I bike 10k and call it the same s rowing a 10k?

how often should I rest?

what injuries should i lookout for? my inner elbow kind …

Just did a 10 Pull Watts Test. Now what?

I warmed up for 15 minutes. Put the damper at 10. Did two one-minute max watts tests with a two-minute rest. Max watts pulled was 526. Seems kind of weak. My best 2K time is around 7:10. Can I learn anything here or was this a useless excercise?

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The original source of these oars...

Hello /r/Rowing Community,

The Henley Regatta posted this picture on their instagram account (https://instagram.com/p/4HojXKpYz5/). But you see these oars are actually from a florida high school regatta. I ask you as a community to help troll the Henley Royal Regatta. I want to see hundreds of comments asking where the …

Advice on coaching career

I’m considering trying to become a rowing coach in my future. I basically live for rowing and see coaching as my dream job. However, I wouldn’t want to to be stuck coaching novice juniors for all of my life. Is landing a great head coaching job for a successful college …

Vehicles for Boat Transport

Just curious, as I was discussing with a friend the other day what the best type of vehicle would be to car-top boats after we saw a ton of different trucks/suvs/cars at a regatta. Would it be a pickup truck with some sort of rack on the back, or a …