How rowing has changed in 18 years

Germany’s MarcelĀ Hacker on the changes he sees in rowing over the pastĀ 18 years:

“Rowing is rowing and stays the same. It demands power and hard work. You have to stay focused and to pull hard.

But the technique is very different now, especially in the single. Now you push more on the legs from the catch, in front. Before was much more with the back.”

Here he is racing in the 2011 World Cup in Munich, with analysis by Carlos Dinares:

And here he is training in 2015:

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