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Making 150--can I do it?

Hi all,

I’m currently 6’0-6’1 and about 160 pounds, and I’m guessing 11-12% bodyfat. I think I want to row lightweight this spring (I’m a senior in high school), and I was wondering how difficult it might be for someone of my approximate dimensions to do it–WITHOUT LOSING TOO MUCH …

Anyone ever gone from lightweight to heavyweight?

So I’m currently 6’2″, 20 yrs old and hover around 158-160 lbs. Recently I’ve been thinking about trying to go up to heavyweight (175-180?) for spring season for a few reasons.

What I’m curious about is how it is trying to gain weight while still putting in a lot of …

Coláiste Iognáid Rowing Club marks eighty years

Pictured at the rededication of the Coláiste Iognáid boathouse at the weekend to mark eighty years of the rowing club were (l to r); Colm O’Donnellan, … …read more

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Notice re trials this weekend

Rowing Ireland High Performance trials: Notice

Weather conditions for this weekend are due to be challenging so the current plan for trials is to race on SATURDAY ONLY and to start racing at 9am with lightweight weigh in at 7am.

Racing will be a time trial and IF POSSIBLE there …

World Rowing Coastal Championships Results

Courtmacsherry under 21 crew that competed in the Men’s Coxed Quadruple race

Photo: World Rowing Website

The World Rowing Coastal Championships took part in Thessaloniki Greece from the 16th-19th October. 11 rowers and two coxes made up the five crews that represented Ireland at the event with rowers travelling from …

Win for Sanita at Head of Charles Regatta

European bronze medalist Sanita Puspure traded her sculls for a sweep blade last weekend and took on the world’s fastest eight at The Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, Massachusetts. Flying the Irish flag in an international eight made up of her sculling rivals, Puspure and her crew beat …