USA Pararowing at University

11 Feb

University Contact Consider PR3 Consider PR1/PR2 Pararowing Alums Entry Reqs U Michigan (Ann Arbor) Gregg Hartsuff Yes Maybe Zach Burns 1480 U Texas (Austin) Wittiker Schlauch Yes Maybe (hearing imp. rowers) 1380 Princeton Greg Hughes Yes Unlikely Jesse Karmazin 1600 … Read More »

Pearl Outlaw: University Pararower

20 Jan

Photo courtesy of USRowing Universities are probably the strongest source for recruiting and resource for nurturing the highest standard of rowing talent in the world, and yet, pararowing at universities is virtually non-existent. Years ago, the boats that went onto … Read More »

High Support Erg Seat

22 Dec

Christmas has come early for our festive fitness fellows Marlow RC and Royal Dolphins who have become the beneficiaries of some of the most advanced erg fixed seats in the world. First used at Stoke Mandeville Spinal Clinic (where I … Read More »

Diversifying the Gym Workout

19 Dec

Marlow RC welcomed the Royal Dolphins for a Yuletide joint squad workout featuring a number of “adaptive challenges” that is becoming a holiday tradition at Marlow. The festive session underscored the fun and other benefits to diversify your workout with … Read More »

Not Myths of Adaptive Rowing

16 Dec

The post “Myths of Adaptive Rowing” was quite extensive, but that doesn’t mean that there are some scary aspects to the sport that are actually quite true and worthy of consideration. Water Safety Imperative: Safety is always a pre-eminent consideration … Read More »

Myths of Adaptive Rowing

13 Dec

Indoor rowing is often an athlete’s first introduction to the fundamentals of the sport of rowing. I’ve always been struck that despite so few junior adaptive rowers in the sport, the National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships attract nearly a 100 … Read More »

2019 World Rowing Coaches Conference

5 Dec

GB Paralympic High Performance Coach Nick Baker recently presented a number of sessions at the “2019 World Rowing Coaches Conference” near Heathrow 20-21 November to help people introducing adaptive programmes. He was supported by Sally Hopewell of Marlow RC in … Read More »