D1 College Rowers our there: how much does height matter? Can you row heavyweight competitively at 5’ 10”?

This is probably going to sound silly, but this is a genuine worry of mine.

I’m new to rowing and switched from swimming. I was pretty good and was going to go to college for it, but mentally I just couldn’t do it anymore: I simply lost my passion for it.

I just turned 18 and am going into my senior year, and after rowing for novice on a club I noticed most of the older dudes are at least 6 foot plus.

I’m 5’ 10” with super long arms (6’ 4”) and kind of stubby legs. I’m about 210lbs. …read more

Via:: Reddit Rowing

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