I made this video with help from Rowing Canada to encourage youth rowing in Canada. A description of Rowing Canada Aviron new program, IRow or JeRame is below.
Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA), with funding from Sport Canada, is kicking off the IROW Youth Rowing program focused on communicating the values of our sport, involving all youth, and engaging students in a fun and rewarding rowing experience. This national program will be launched over the next couple of weeks.
Rowing Canada will provide each club with an IROW communication and instructional package to help foster youth rowing in its community.The goal is to educate, enlist, enable and sustain youth rowing. RCA will also be awarding up to three $5000 grants to help clubs/organizations implement youth rowing programs.
RCA has recognized the need for a nationwide approach to attract educators and engage youth in their school environment. With input from provincial rowing organizations, member clubs, individuals, and coaches, RCA developed the IROW DVD and promotional materials to inform all educators, parents and
Jack Nunn, 2-time Ironman and owner of Powerhouse Fitness in Long Beach, CA, demonstrates three different exercises on the Concept 2 Rowing Machine. Jack's article, "Rowing, Skiing, Cycling: Extreme Endurance Training with Machines" where he explains how he is using the Ski Erg, Indoor Rowing Machine, and an Indoor Cycle to prepare for his third Ironman competition in late 2012. This article was featured in the June/July 2012 issue of the My Mad Methods Magazine.
During morale tour, Olympic medalist, Erin Carfaro and Susan Francia demonstrate best rowing techniques for Soldiers stationed on Camp Phoenix, Afghanistan. (Video by Capt. Marvin Baker, 136th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade)