Adaptive Boat Catalogue

8 Mar

We won’t be stuck in the gym forever and maybe after this last wintry blast, spring weather will start to emerge and we can all get back on the water. If you are still thinking of adding to your fleet … Read More »

Perpendicular Grip Squat Bar

21 Feb

One of the most standard exercises for rowers is the squat. The drill works the leg and core intensively. Unfortunately, it can still be impeded by arm impairments as the arms are required for steadying what is often some quite … Read More »

Erg Pointer

25 Jan

Adaptive rowers without arm impairments can still use a helping hand (yes, pun intended of course) from some handy (yes, again) adaptive tools. One challenge for the fixed seat rowers is reaching the erg screen to set the workout. To … Read More »

Leg-Extension Limiter

7 Jan

Most impairments keep the athlete from moving enough, but sometimes the challenge can be moving too much. The fixed seat for PR2 (“TA” or “Trunk and Arm”) rowers is an obvious example. Many PR2 rowers can simply sit on a … Read More »

Adaptive Seat Catalogue

18 Nov

Marlow sits in the hilltop shadow of its local council, High Wycombe, famous for its chair industry. The nickname for the local football team, the Wycombe Wanderers, is the “Chairboys”. It even boasts a Chair Museum at few miles from … Read More »

Low-Back Sliding Seat

25 Sep

  More master craftsmanship from Marlow Rowing Club “Gaffer in Chief” John Stephenson. The Fixed-Back Sliding Seat has been a great success for a number of our adaptive rowers, but over time their own bodies have adapted with the regimen … Read More »

How to Make a Fixed-Back Sliding Seat

10 Aug

[YouTube instructional video “Fixed Back Sliding Seat for Adaptive Rowing“] Adaptive rowing is about adapting the sport equipment to the particular capabilities and needs of the individual athlete.  While “pararowing” has internationally approved classifications to provide some form of basic … Read More »