Category Archives: rowing

Easy Erg – C++ Library for the Concept 2 Rowing Machine Released

I recently open-sourced some of my code. It’s a C++ library that wraps the API and provides an ‘Erg’ class. It currently it builds against an older version of the SDK – version 1.24 – and the current build system … Continue reading

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New Rowing Series on Row-2K

Row2K has posted the first video of a new web series. This one is called ‘Gut Checks.’ It is a series of short interviews with national-caliber rowers interspersed with some great rowing video. “The one that sticks out to me … Continue reading

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Mothballed Software

We all probably have mothballed software – projects that didn’t go very far. This was one of mine, a rowing game!

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Review of Ergometer Testing for Rowers

This is a review of a new ebook I purchased from Row Perfect called Ergometer Testing for Rowers by Walter Martindale. The ebook is 10 pages of content plus a font and back sheet. Sections: Introduction Basic Physiology for Coaches … Continue reading

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Rowing Q/A Site on Stack Exchange

Rowing Q/A proposal on Stack Exchange Continue reading

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A Journalist’s First Ergatta

Cleveland Plain Dealer columnist Zachary Lewis rowed his first 2K erg race and wrote about it. I’m just impressed with his time, that being only the 2nd time he’s ever rowed a 2K erg piece: Indoor rowing machines’ virtual experience … Continue reading

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Rowing News Article on the Cleveland Rowing Foundation

Rowing News has a nice article on recent events around Cleveland rowing and the CRF’s boathouse / dragon boat home / bicycle co-op: http://rowingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=679:clevelandrowingfoundationlookstopurchasepermanenthome&catid=37:features&Itemid=96&utm_source=powertwenty.com&utm_medium=twitter

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The 2010 Hammer Indoor Regatta

The Hammer Ergatta to benefit Rivergate Park Boathouse is on Sunday, February 21 at the Saint Ignatius field house in Cleveland, Ohio. Regatta Central has full information. Until then you’ll have to settle for watching the Hammer Ergatta video.

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Blog on Rowing a 2K Erg Piece

Just found Concept 2 Crossfit, a blog with some great articles on preparing for and rowing a 2K erg piece. It’s well worth checking out.

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Graphing a 2K Erg Piece

This is a graph of last night’s baseline 2000 meter erg piece on the Concept 2 ergometer Continue reading

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