"The lightweight rower is a long, thin stick of muscle tissue, dehydrated to the point of sterility, burnt brown by the sun, perpetually furious, and hungry to the point of auto-cannibalism, he has truly earned the moniker of 'Peperami Man'" - Anno Dryseagacker, 2017 Like most heavyweight male rowers I despise all men's lwt rowers and … Continue reading Death of the Peperami Men
Let there be no misunderstanding, Rowing as an Olympic sport is under threat of elimination as we know it. The recent furor over lightweights vs. ladies is simply the first warning shot. And it was clearly a shot that FISA had virtually no ability to deflect let alone to resist when coming from the mighty … Continue reading No future?
Few things are quite as guaranteed to irritate as the half truths, cherry picked examples and shonky logic, peddled by the British Rowing establishment, about nutritional supplements
The resurgence of interest in indoor rowing that is bleeding out of Crossfit into proper rowing should be grimly satisfying for those who care about the popularity of rowing. To put this popularity into perspective, the 2016 CrossFit open saw at least 245,000 men and women sign up to, amongst many other things, row a … Continue reading Can we make the ergo better?