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March 2014
Rowing on the Web
Life Balance at the Olympic Level
 
A recent interview with British Olympian Constantine Louloudis (pictured left) highlights how much he missed his studies when training full time in the build up to the 2012 Olympic Games.

Also Henrik Rummel featured in the recent US Rowing web series showing how he has managed a working career whilst training for the national squad.

Finally Olympic Hopeful Jennifer Martins gives some useful tips of managing the demands of study and rowing.
Best of the Blogs
 
Harry's Last Season:

This month's blog post comes from Ready All, Row; an interesting coxing orientated blog.

This particular post links to a fantastic video of the Legendary Harvard coach Harry Parker, who sadly passed away last year after 51 seasons in charge.

You can read the blog post here.
Tech Corner
 
Slide Speed:

Accelerating into the catch to gain boat speed?

Drew Ginn argues that, at an elite level, one should move more slowly at the finish and then accelerate the slide approaching the catch. Watch his video here.

And here is the physics to support that approach.
Product Tip
 
2K Rowing Shoe Maintenance:

Did you know that replacement straps can be purchased for our adjustable rowing shoes when the Velcro eventually wears? Most other parts are also available as spares, so if you have any damaged shoes you should get in contact with us.
Photo of the Month:
Scullingfool Photography (IMAGE)
Baby seal resting on a boat:
The Journey of a Coxswain
Video of the Month:
Harvard Mens Crew: Winter 2014 (VIDEO)
Harvard Mens Crew: Winter 2014
Tweet of the Month:
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"@clarebalding Scottish rowers love it too #lovecurling #GBSelfie #TeamGB #EdinburghUniBC #scottishrowing"
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