August 3-13: Watch Team USA row for gold in Rio de Janeiro. August 14-28: Grab an oar and learn to row with EBRC!
Back at it this week!
I met a solid rowing friend, and asked about the race, “How fared it with your wind,” I said, “when stroke increased the pace?
Q: When did you start rowing, and why? A: I came in as a complete novice in 2014.
If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to row, or you’d like to get back into the sport, now is the time.
Seth Weil, US National Team member and Rio 2016 hopeful, on the subtlety of the sport.
Q: When did you start rowing, and why? A: I did a Learn to Row in May 2011. It looked like a fun way to get exercise.
“You need to know your why, and my why wakes me up every single morning.”
Non-rower: Why do you have practice so early? Rower: To get started before my brain knows what I’m doing.
It doesn’t get easier. You get stronger.