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 »

Arm Impairments

14 Jan

I often assert that rowing is one of the most physically inclusive sports there is. Its curse – of being a full-body strength-cum-endurance sport that has your whole body screaming for oxygen and glucose at once – is also its … 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 »

PR1 (AS) Capsize Drill

3 Dec

GB PR1 Andy Houghton demonstrating AS capsize on British Rowing website Marlow Rowing Club held one of its periodic capsize drills last month and had a chance to drill three of our fixed seat athletes. Some people think PR1 is … 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 »

Supported Adaptive Double

21 Oct

Adaptive racing has traditionally been a solitary affair. Due to limitations on number of the athletes as well as reconciling diverse impairments, nearly all adaptive regatta events have been in single sculls. Also, due to adaptive rowing still being in … Read More »