Author Archives: Erika Sloan

Sculling coaches remember Norm Graf

As we prepare to embark on the 2019 sculling season at Craftsbury, we asked our coaches to share remembrances of Norm Graf, legendary rowing coach and Craftsbury’s sculling director from 2003-2012. Norm passed away last fall at the age of 92. … Continue reading

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A remembrance of Russell Spring

This past weekend, the Center hosted a celebration of the life of Craftsbury founder, Russell Spring, who passed away last summer at the age of 92. As we prepare to embark on the 2019 sculling season at Craftsbury, we asked Ric … Continue reading

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Winter Training: Do Something Else!

from Troy Howell, Craftsbury’s Director of Sculling: I remember thinking when I moved from Virginia to Texas what a profound advantage I was about to have over the vast majority of other rowers in the United States. I’ll be able to … Continue reading

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Hunt or Be Hunted: Some Thoughts on Head Racing

from Troy Howell, Craftsbury’s Director of Sculling: It has always struck me as a curiosity that our sport evolved in such a way that most people seem to feel that 2k racing on a buoyed course with six straight lanes … Continue reading

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Dynamic Erging: How to Row when the Arms or Legs are Long

Note: Check out our Tech Tips Archive for content like this from past years, and subscribe to our Sculling eNewsletter to receive future editions in your inbox! From Steve Whelpley, GRP Rowing Coach  Especially those of us counting the days … Continue reading

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