At the 29th MidAtlantic Erg Sprints 1800 indoor rowers tested their speed over the 2000m distance.
The 2014 international rowing season is rapidly coming into view with the first World Rowing Cup of the season in Sydney, Australia just 50 days away.
The nomination process for the 2014 Thomas Keller Medal is now open.
The best women sweep rowers from the United States have been plastered all over the top podium position of the women's eight for eight years now. But the 2013 season did not start out as planned for this record breaking crew.
New Zealand's Hamish Bond has beaten Olympic Champion Mahe Drysdale in the men's single sculls in local New Zealand regatta, the Cambridge Town Cup at Lake Karapiro. This is the second time over the New Zealand summer training season that Bond has got the better of Drysdale in the single.
Eskild Ebbesen, Henrik Stephansen and Fie Udby Erichsen were three of the 791 competitors racing at last weekend’s EuroOpen in Copenhagen, Denmark.
If any of 2013’s boat classes could be compared to a soap opera or a Shakespearean drama it would be the men’s eight. While essentially every boat class brought us twists and turns throughout the season, it could be argued that there was no drama like the on-water battles in rowing’s blue riband event. There was revenge, disappointment, pain, heartache and glory for the deserving winners.
The 26th Japan Indoor Rowing Championships in Otsu City (Kinki region) had an international flavour with the inclusion of Denmark's rowing couple Mads and Juliane Rasmussen.
The Amsterdam World Ergohead in the Netherlands is in its 17th year and continues to attract large numbers for the 20 minute race on the indoor rowing machine.
World Rowing’s video library is available to everyone. Have a look back through the archives and watch the final of the lightweight men’s four at the 2012 Samsung World Rowing Cup on the ‘Lake of the Gods’ in Lucerne, Switzerland.
Lining up in the final of the World Rowing Championships with an almost identical semifinal time as your biggest adversary leaves no room for error. The pressure was on for the top two crews in the men’s quadruple sculls on Saturday 31 August 2013.
Rowing’s off-season training can be long and monotonous. No matter how much enthusiasm athletes go into their training with, it is hard to find one who wouldn’t love the opportunity to have a break in routine - even for just a few days.
The relationship between sports organisations and the environment is continually progressing. National rowing federations and rowing clubs are undertaking significant efforts to strengthen this link as the recent IOC Sport and Environment Award for Africa going to the Kenya Rowing and Canoe Association points out.
The annual sports awards in Greece have named rower Katerina Nikolaidou as the top Female Athlete of the Year for 2013.
Rowing featured prominently at Zimbabwe's 2013 sports awards. Peter Purcell-Gilpin won Junior Sportsperson of the Year and Junior Sportsman while Micheen Thornycroft was runner-up, Sportswoman of the Year. Thornycroft's coach, Rachel Davis won Coach of the Year.