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  • How to Care for RowingPad Boat and Erg Pads

    How to Care for RowingPad Boat and Erg Pads

    Any rower who frequents a local boathouse or belongs to a collegiate rowing team knows equipment care and maintenance is a critical aspect of participating in the sport. We at RowingPad consider ourselves lucky to be among the essential training gear for thousands of rowers across the country, and even around the world. As more […]

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  • Make a 30MM Triple Decker ErgPad Part of Your Indoor Training Regimen

    Make a 30MM Triple Decker ErgPad Part of Your Indoor Training Regimen

    Whether you are putting in the meters as you prep for a major fall head race or preparing for a successful season of indoor training, there is one essential ergometer accessory you must have at your side this fall and winter: a RowingPad 30MM Triple Decker ErgPad. Our 30MM Triple Decker ErgPad, available in solid […]

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  • New England Fall Regatta Season Is in Full Swing!

    New England Fall Regatta Season Is in Full Swing!

    Our annual round-up of key fall rowing races gets an update for 2021 We always look forward to September and October as the glory days of fall rowing in our region. From classic local regattas full of personality and heritage to the global highlight that is the Head of the Charles, there is truly a […]

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  • RowingPad Remembers the Late Larry Gluckman

    RowingPad Remembers the Late Larry Gluckman

    On March 30, 2021, the world and the rowing community lost one of its brightest guiding lights when Larry Gluckman passed, at age 74. An accomplished oarsman and one of the sport’s most revered coaches, Larry was a three-time U.S. National Team member. Coach Gluckman was involved with rowing programs at Columbia, Northeastern, Princeton, Dartmouth, […]

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  • Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day 2021: Upcoming Regattas, Rowing Programs, and More

    Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day 2021: Upcoming Regattas, Rowing Programs, and More

    Our annual Father’s Day listing of great races to head to with your dad this summer is back for 2021! This year we’ve included current information about favorite annual regattas along with a few new ways to share in the excitement of rowing with the guy who raised you. We may be (just a bit) […]

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  • National Learn to Row Day 2021 Is June 5: Visit Your Local Boat Club

    National Learn to Row Day 2021 Is June 5: Visit Your Local Boat Club

    Saturday, June 5, 2021, marks the 20th annual celebration of National Learn to Row Day, an occasion sponsored by U.S. Rowing in an effort to introduce the wonderful, rewarding sport of rowing to people of all ages and fitness levels. Though last year’s #NLTRD offerings were understandably limited, this year organizers are dialing up the […]

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  • The Benefits of Using an Erg Seat Cushion

    The Benefits of Using an Erg Seat Cushion

    Rowing machine newbie or veteran rower, there comes a time for all ergometer users when that hard seat has become the rear end’s worst nightmare.  That means it is also time to invest in an erg seat cushion. Beyond the pure comfort factor, using a seat pad for your rowing machine benefits both your body […]

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  • 10 Rowing Instagram Accounts We Love

    10 Rowing Instagram Accounts We Love

    If the past seven or so months have taught us anything, it’s the power of social media platforms to keep us engaged in the things we feel passionate about. The disappointment we all initially felt about lost training partners and racing seasons has been greatly reduced precisely because it is a feeling shared among so […]

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