CAQ Equipment Loan Scheme

3 Mar

As highlighted in my post “Welcoming Adaptive Rowers” a wide range of support is available to clubs to assist with any requirements for introducing an adaptive rower to the club. The latest comes from the Community Adaptive Group (CAG) which … Read More »

WinTech PR1 Seat Fix

1 Sep

The new WinTech adaptive seat has proven a popular favourite in the adaptive community – easy to attach, lightweight, comfortable. Marlow has 4 of them that are used regularly. That use, especially by one of our PR1 rowers training intensively … Read More »

Seat Return Support

4 Aug

Sometimes the best adaptions are the simplest. Duct-tape and foam are the adaptive coach’s best friends, but Stratford-upon-Avon has added another handy implement – the bungee cord. “Phil has been with us several months and suffers from progressive MS. Phil … Read More »

Wraptor Balance

21 Jun

Attaching rigger pontoons is the conventional approach to adding some stability to a single scull for an adaptive rower who (a) might have balance issues, or (b) might be more vulnerable (eg. fixed seat). But Wraptor has a product called … Read More »

Frontrower

11 Jun

Rowing is physically one of the most inclusive sports there is. This is because it is a whole-body sport. As a result, if some part of the body (nearly any part) is impaired, you can still use the rest of … 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 »

Wheelchair Erging

15 Nov

Surfing through a range of online adaptive resources, I happened upon this clever fitting by Adapt2Row that goes on to any Concept 2E model to directly attach a wheelchair to a rowing machine. This simple adaptation reduces the requirement to … Read More »