Rowing is Not “The College Experience”

Rowing in college is a totally different from the “traditional college experience.”  Being a D1 rower at a competitive school has not been what MTV/Rom-Coms/College Game Day/Project X made me expect college to be like.   Here’s the root this nostalgic epiphany:  during finals week I was crazy stressed out about school and rowing and went to get a power bowl at Forage after practice … Continue reading Rowing is Not “The College Experience”

Rib Injuries 101

Rib injuries are the most mysterious and frustrating of rowing injuries. They nag slowly and face the rower with a difficult decision. Push through the pain or stop training until it’s “gone.” They crop up seemingly expectantly, they involve obscure muscles, they can’t be treated and a the rowing world still doesn’t know that much about them. According to World Rowing, rib injuries have increased … Continue reading Rib Injuries 101

Instagram Accounts All Rowers Need to Follow

  The Essentials Row2k Row2k is where all rowing news unites. They take and publish the best pictures at every major regatta, they collect every article about rowing that shows up on the web, they are rowing. If you get Re-grammed by Row2k you’ve officially made it. USRowing It’s unpatriotic to not follow USRowing. They generally grab pics that are “the best” of other rowing accounts … Continue reading Instagram Accounts All Rowers Need to Follow