Rowing & Erging in CT, UK & NZ

Connecticut Indoor Rowing Championships will be held today in Easton, Connecticut for 459 Master, Open, Adaptive, Junior and Coxswain entries from 22 clubs. Saugatuck Rowing & Fitness Club hosts at the Easton Community Center.

In British Rowing, Stourport Winter Head will be held Sunday 28th January 2018 in the West Midlands hosted by Stourport Boat Club.

Cardiff Head Of The Taff planned to be held Sunday 28th January 2018 has been cancelled by Cardiff City Rowing Clubdue to construction.

Thames Valley Trial Head 2018 planned to be held Sunday 28th January 2018 in the Thames region has been cancelled due to frozen conditions at Dorney Lake by the Committee of the Marlow Regatta.

In New Zealand Rowing, the 2018 Cambridge Town Cup Regatta continues racing on Lake Karapiro hosted by Karapiro Rowing, Inc., a.k.a. KRI with finals today, January 28, 2018.

Meridian South Island Rowing Championships 2018 wrap up today at Lake Ruataniwha hosted by South Island Rowing.

Motown Madness and More

Motown Madness will be held today, January 28, 2017 indoors at the DBCC Boathouse on Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan. Friends of Detroit Rowing and Detroit Boat Club Crew host 88 entries from 11 clubs.

San Diego Indoor Classic Rowing Championships will be held in San Diego, California. San Diego Rowing Club hosts 226 entries from 8 clubs. This is a Concept2 Adaptive, WRIC Satellite event.

The 3rd Annual Northeast Erg Sprints will be held today at Merrimack College in North Andover, Massachusetts. Greater Lawrence Rowing hosts 117 entries from 23 clubs. This is a Concept2 Non-Satellite event.

NW Ergomania – Indoor Rowing Championships will be held today at Rainer Community Center in Seattle, Washington. Mount Baker Rowing and Sailing Center and Conibear Rowing Club host the Concept2 Adaptive, WRIC Satellite event.

Pittsburgh Indoor Sprints will be held today at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Three Rivers Rowing Association hosts to the Concept2 WRIC Satellite event.Ironmen Erg Classic will be held today at Don Bosco Prep High School in Ramsey, New Jersey. Don Bosco Prep Crew hosts 363 entries from 19 clubs.

Nevada Indoor Rowing Championships will be held at the Las Vegas Rowing Club, 15 Costa Di Lago, Henderson, Nevada. Lake Las Vegas Rowing Club hosts the Concept2 Non-Satellite event.

In British Rowing, Cambridge Head To Head will be held Saturday 27th January 2018, hosted by City of Cambridge Rowing Club.

In World Rowing, the Swiss Rowing Indoor Championships will be held at See-Club Zug, General Guisanstrasse 2, Sporthalle Zug,6300  Zug, Switzerland. Sporthalle Zug, a.k.a. Swiss Rowing Indoors hosts the Concept2 National Championship event.

In New Zealand Rowing, the 2018 Cambridge Town Cup Regatta continues today, January 27, 2018 from Friday’s racing on Lake Karapiro hosted by Karapiro Rowing, a.k.a. KRI. The 2018 Cambridge Town Cup Regatta wraps up with finals tomorrow, January 28, 2018.

North Island Club Championships, also hosted by KRI share the same venue today on Lake Karapiro as the 2018 Cambridge Town Cup Regatta.

Meridian South Island Rowing Championships 2018 will be held today, 27th of January 2018 through tomorrow at Lake Ruataniwha hosted by South Island Rowing.

Midwinter Meltdown, Spring Sprints & More

Plant Invite – Spring Sprints #1 2018 will be held today, January 20, 2018 at Bypass Canal in Tampa, Florida. Plant High Rowing Association hosts 263 entries from 12 clubs.

Midwinter Meltdown will be held today, January 20, 2018 indoors at the University of Wisconsin Porter Boathouse in Madison. This is a Concept2 WRIC a.k.a. World Rowing Indoor Championships Satellite event. Mendota Rowing Club hosts 78 entries from 13 clubs.

Mark Williams Ergatta will be held today, January 20, 2018, indoors at Lake Lanier Rowing Center Boathouse in Gainesville, Georgia. This is a Concept2 Non-Satellite event. Lake Lanier Rowing Club will host 52 entries from 6 clubs.

Citrus Sprints Regatta will be held January 20, 2018 at Lake Henderson in Inverness, Florida. ROCCS, a.k.a. Rowing Organization of Citrus County Students will host 46 entries from 5 clubs.

In Concept2 International Rowing, IIRC 2018, a.k.a., the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships will be held Saturday 20th January 2018 at the UL Sports Arena, University of Limerick with 112 categories of race distances and times hosted by ROWfit in association with Concept2. This is a Concept2 National Championship event.

Der 19. ERGOCUP Neckarelz | Deutsche Hochschulmeisterschaf, Sporthalle der Ludwig-Erhard-Schule, Jean-de-la-Fontaine-Straße 174821  Mosbach-Neckarelz, Germany. Ruderclub Neptun hosts the Concept2 National Championship event today, January 20, 2018.

DRC-Ergocup 2018 | LM Ergo | Talente-Cup, Deutscher Ruder-Club von 1884 e.V. , HannoverRoesebeckstraße 1, 30449  Hannover, Germany. This is a Concept2 event.

17. Nudelsprint 18, Rvg. Hellas-Titania Berlin e.V., Scharfe Lanke 63-65, 13595  Berlin, Germany. This is a Concept2 event.

Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2017/2018

Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge , a.k.a. the “World’s Toughest Row” is an amazing yet grueling open ocean rowing race hosted by Atlantic Campaigns and Talisker Whisky. The Challenge starts from beautiful San Sebastián in La Gomera, Tenerife, Canary Islands, a.k.a. 280N 180W and finishes at Nelson’s Boatyard English Harbour, Antigua and Barbados, West Indies, a.k.a. 170N 610W. At just about 3,000 miles, the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge usually takes from 2 to 3 months months to finish, yet four British rowers, George Biggar, Dicky Taylor, Peter Robinson and Stuart Watts, a.k.a. The Four Oarsmen on Saturday, January 13, 2018 finished in an astonishing 29 days and 15 hours setting the Atlantic crossing record previously held last year by the Anglo-American crew, Latitude 35 finishing at 35 days. The winning crew rowed to raise awareness for mental heath raising £250,000 for the charities Mind and Spinal Research.

And today, Thursday, January 18, four Chinese women rowers, Tina Liang Mintian, Cloris Chen Yuli, Amber Li Xiaobing, and Sarah Meng Yajie, set the Atlantic crossing record for women finishing the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge in just 34 days in addition to being the youngest women and the only Chinese Crew to row an open ocean. Row like a Girl previously held the record set with 40 days at last year’s Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.

LLBean Official Supplier to US Ski Team

L.L.Bean, the official supplier for the U.S. Olympic Ski Team is offering 25% off clothing, outerwear and footwear with a few exceptions when using the code WINTER. Plus shipping is covered. But hurry this offer only lasts through tonight, January 16, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

This is my favorite, a more water and wind resistant fleece hoody that’s cozy enough to even provide a hidden opening for a pony or braid. Perfect for supporting the Ski Team starting 2/9/2018 and my own endeavors thereafter!

L.L.Bean stocks Under Armour too. Perfect for winter sports and predawn rows come Spring.

Martin Luther King Jr Day 2018

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”

– Martin Luther King, Jr., (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968). Humanitarian, Activist, Baptist Minister, Civil Rights Leader. Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (1964), Presidential Medal of Freedom (1977) and the Congressional Gold Medal (2004).