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Success Sunday - April 12, 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” …

McCrohan Adds to Ireland Rowing Medal Tally in Italy

#Rowing – Siobhán McCrohan took silver for Ireland in the lightweight single sculls at the Memorial Paolo d’Aloja in Piediluco in Italy this morning. …read more

Via:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://afloat.ie/watersport/rowing/rowing-news/item/28335-mccrohan-adds-to-ireland-rowing-medal-tally-in-italy&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHDQzNzk2MGU1ZWY4NTRlMGQ6Y29tOmVuOklFOlI&usg=AFQjCNFJPu1lFWItaJGY5GbIaX1QNUhS8w target="_blank" title="McCrohan Adds to Ireland Rowing Medal Tally in Italy” >via Google…

New Date for Skibbereen Rowing Regatta

#Rowing – The Skibbereen Rowing Regatta, which had to be cancelled because of bad weather, has been rescheduled for Sunday, May 3rd. …read more

Via:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://afloat.ie/watersport/rowing/rowing-news/item/28336-new-date-for-skibbereen-rowing-regatta&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHDQzNzk2MGU1ZWY4NTRlMGQ6Y29tOmVuOklFOlI&usg=AFQjCNE03SlEDbM0hiik8bnQJ2hinTgCUg target="_blank" title="New Date for Skibbereen Rowing Regatta” >via Google…

Kennedy and Dukarska Take Rowing Gold Again

#Rowing – Ireland’s Leonora Kennedy and Monika Dukarska won gold for the second day running at the Memorial Paolo d’Aloja regatta in Piediluco … …read more

Via:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://afloat.ie/watersport/rowing/rowing-news/item/28332-kennedy-and-dukarska-take-rowing-gold-again&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHDQzNzk2MGU1ZWY4NTRlMGQ6Y29tOmVuOklFOlI&usg=AFQjCNEiYwYpcL2u5l8yGp8lDEGvV9IxWg target="_blank" title="Kennedy and Dukarska Take Rowing Gold Again” >via Google…

Potential to row in college?

Hello r/rowing, I am a high school junior rowing for my school’s team since my freshman year. I’m 130-135 lbs and 5’10 (though I expect to continue growing) with a 7:11 2k. I understand that I need to significantly improve over the next few years but does this base level …

Free Speed!

Hey guys, so I’ve compiled a list of things we as rowers can do to get “free speed” while putting in minimal effort. This is things besides the traditional steady state, lifting, pieces, etc.

Stay Hydrated!!

You should be going through 3+ nalgenes full of water per day. Not just …

Getting over a bad loss

I’m in my sophomore year of high school, fairly competive in sweep events with the rest of Florida crews, but for the past few weeks I’ve been training to race in the Lightweight Single (an event I’ve been dreaming of racing in) and even after trying my best I still …

How fast is Penn AC Gold Junior B's?

Penn Ac’s Junior A’s are definitely fast, but I was wondering if anyone on r/rowing has had any experience with the Junior B program, or if anyone knows the relative speed of the rowers on the teem.

In addition, any other info on how the A and B programs work/any …