New Australian Record Categories

Jun 30, 2017

Here’s your chance to grab a new Australian Record!

We’ve been recording Australian Indoor Rowing records for a number of years now, and with the increasing popularity of the SkiErg it is now time to introduce a new category of Australian records. From July 1, we will be opening the record books to these all new categories!

Australian SkiErg records will be on offer for the following distances:

100m
500m
1000m
2000m Continue Reading ›

What is a Power Ten?

Jun 28, 2017

You may have heard the term “Power Ten” in reference to rowing and racing. Specifically, this term is often said by the coxswain to motivate a crew. A “Power Ten” is, traditionally, ten hard strokes of power. The coxswain often will count out each stroke for the crew. Contrary to common belief, the coxswain doesn’t yell “row” with each stroke that the athletes take. (After all, the athletes all are well aware that they are rowing.) More frequently, the coxswain is providing motivation, giving feedback, or executing a race strategy. Continue Reading ›

Breaking Age Group Records Again and Again...

Jun 23, 2017

The 500 meter row. A staple for many. An all-out fly and die effort. For the fast it’s over quickly yet feels like it takes forever when done at max effort. Many, such as Sam Loch, have tried to chase down a two-decade old world record and have come close, but it still sits out there beckoning challengers to try it. Continue Reading ›

Pushing Through Lack of Motivation

May 22, 2017

Most of us have been there: On the indoor rower (or SkiErg), wanting the workout to be done, but the elapsed time is just 22 seconds. Unless you’re doing a 30 second piece, the chances are you still have a long way to go.

Some days you can hop on and every stroke feels great, every push of the legs feels so powerful, and other days you would rather be eating a pizza while watching your new favorite show. So what to do? Continue Reading ›

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