The 2016 Holiday Challenge saw over 10,700 people participate, raising nearly $35,000 total for the four selected charities. There was growth at every level of the challenge: close to 7000 people rowed and/or skied at least 100k meters toward the challenge, over 2500 at the 200k level, and 271 finishers at the 50k level. Our most successful Holiday Challenge ever! Continue Reading ›
This is the time of year when we start thinking about goals—fitness goals, workplace or family goals—you name it, it’s all about that ‘clean slate’ start to a new year. If you need a training goal, perhaps you should think about training for a 2000 meter race on the Concept2 Indoor Rower. Continue Reading ›
This 1000-meter virtual race allows you to compare your time against others worldwide in a one-weekend showdown of SkiErg speed. There are age categories from 12 and under to 80+, and adaptive categories, too. This event is for everyone. Continue Reading ›
One of the great things about the Concept2 Performance Monitor (PM) is that you don’t have to push any buttons or preset any workout, and it will just come on automatically when you take your first stroke. It will display your output on every stroke, it will keep track of your time and meters, and it will save your workout in memory—and you don’t have to push any buttons at all! Continue Reading ›
After a one-year absence, the SkiErg Performance Series will return with the start of the new Online Logbook season on May 1, 2016. We’re excited to bring back this series of events, which is designed to help you benchmark your training progress and see how you compare to other participants around the world. Continue Reading ›
Concept2’s annual Tour de SkiErg is named after the FIS Nordic World Cup Tour de Ski, a series of Nordic races which takes place every January. The SkiErg version runs the month of February with a different SkiErg event each week. This year’s schedule was as follows: Continue Reading ›
New participation and fundraising records were set in this year’s Holiday Challenge, which ended at midnight on Christmas Eve. Nearly 6000 people rowed and/or skied at least 100k meters toward the challenge, and just under $30,000 was raised for water-related charities.
Thanks to the efforts of all these participants, the following donations will be made to the benefitting charities: Continue Reading ›
The annual Holiday Challenge is one of our longest-running “meter” challenges. The Challenge was first held in 2000 with 300 participants, and by last year we had over 5000 people pass the 100k meter mark to help raise about $22,000 for selected charities.