Some are born to the stroke seat, some achieve their place in the stroke seat, and some have the stroke seat thrust upon them.… Read More Stroking an eight – feel the fear and do it anyway
A little training exercise to sharpen your bladework and fine motor handling reactions.… Read More Rating high
Visualise your racing start by jumping on board with the Sinkovic brothers. … Read More Racing start, Sinkovic-style
This epic race from 1992 still gives me goosebumps and helps me believe it’s possible to come from behind to win a race. … Read More Coming from behind in a race
Photos of Cork Head. Because how else do you amuse yourself when you’re not racing?… Read More Cork Head of the River 2017
Get ready for a rowing box-set binge-fest.… Read More Robin Williams on technique
How to approach and attach your boat to a stake-boat in windy conditions.… Read More Lining up on a stake-boat
Reports from the start line, where no buildings buffered the course, were of ocean-like swells, collisions, rolling starts, survival goals, “mayhem”, “the worst ever”.… Read More Stiff competition matched by stiff winds
Days 1 and 2 of the 2016 Australian Masters Rowing Championships – cloudy with a chance of Wallabies… Read More Nationals!
What a terrific 2 days of racing, despite the crosswind, which we have all come to expect at Coomera. Check out my 213 photos.… Read More Queensland Masters Championships 2016
The brave souls at the European Champs revealed the secrets to racing a single in a cross-wind… kind of.… Read More Imagining Brandenburg
Racing in a cross-wind. I think we are all agreed – it sucks. … Read More Cross-wind wobbles
Winning while under-rating is possible. Stay long. … Read More Rowing under-rated?
1984. George Michael’s ‘Careless Whisper’ tops the UK charts. In Australia, it’s Wham! with ‘Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go’. In the US, Prince with ‘When Doves Cry’.… Read More Race day insights from LA 1984
My photos of Sunday’s Urban Rowing regatta at Coomera are now available for you to view and download in various sizes, including original high-res, via Flickr.… Read More Urban Rowing regatta photos
The family that rows together sometimes wins together, and sometimes swims together. … Read More Masters and apprentices
When I’m dithering about leaving my comfort zone, the wise words of Wayne Gretzky always sort me out.… Read More Take every shot
Back in my home town for a holiday, I thought I’d borrow a boat and go for a paddle. They handed me a bow number and pushed me off saying, “You’ll be grand”. … Read More The accidental race
Practice makes permanent – so make it perfect.
Larry Gluckman’s 8 tips for training and 6 tips for shaving time off your race.… Read More Training and racing tips from rowing coach Larry Gluckman
The 2-day Masters in Paradise regatta, hosted by Port Vila Rowing Club in the Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu, lives up to its name.… Read More Paradise found, in Vanuatu
Mahe Drysdale is candid about his feelings on losing at the World Champs.… Read More Even champions get the blues