Ten EBRC volunteers supported Oakland’s Creek to Bay Day after the women’s team practice on Saturday, September 17.
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.
Q: When did you start rowing, and why? A: Fall 2007. I needed to find an athletic activity after many years of competitive soccer.
“You drop the oar in the water and push,” Coach Sara once noted. “What could be simpler?”
Saturday, April 2 — Watch for results on Regatta Central.