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Olympic Rowing

German Rower To Leave Olympics Over Boyfriend's Reported Neo-Nazi Ties

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports

The IOC might want to send German rower Nadja Drygalla home with a copy of the Olympic Charter, asking her to show her boyfriend the sixth of seven "F...

U.S. Repeats As Gold Medalists

AP | STEVE DOUGLAS | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports

WINDSOR, England — Moments before "The Star-Spangled Banner" resounded across a sun-kissed Dorney Lake, Taylor Ritzel looked at the gold medal h...

On Thursday I Will Row for Gold

Esther Lofgren | Posted 10.01.2012 | Sports
Esther Lofgren

The last four years have been a fight to be the best rower I can be, to push myself past what others and what I thought my limits were. Tomorrow, I'll line up against five other crews in the Olympic final for the opportunity to win a gold medal.

Olympic Rowing Fever

Kuae Kelch Mattox | Posted 09.30.2012 | Parents
Kuae Kelch Mattox

Olympic fever is at an all time high in my household, and it started even before the torch arrived at last week's opening ceremony.

What Is It Like To Be an Olympic Athlete After Winning (Or Not Winning) the Olympics?

Quora | Posted 09.27.2012 | Sports
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Peter Cipollone, Two-Time Olympic Rower, Chairman of the United States Rowing Association, @petercipo...

Crowd Cheers Last Place Rower

AP | STEVE DOUGLAS | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports

WINDSOR, England — "You can do it," screamed the announcer. Some in the packed grandstands were on their feet, roaring him to the line. After h...

Olympic Rower Natalie Dell Is Not Ashamed To Be A Penn Stater

The Huffington Post | Anna Susman | Posted 07.26.2012 | College

USA rower, Olympian and Penn State University graduate Natalie Dell is not letting her alma mater's recent sex-scandal get her down. This past Tue...

Olympic Rowing Dreams -- Day 2

Jonathan Littman | Posted 09.11.2012 | Sports
Jonathan Littman

Time is short. This week the U.S. men's eight -- the last boat to London -- arrives at the U.S. Rowing training center in Princeton for 10 days of final preparation with coach Teti before they fly on July 19 to London for a shot at an Olympic medal.

CrossFit Works: How an Olympic Rower Trains for London

Erin Cafaro | Posted 09.08.2012 | Sports
Erin Cafaro

To compensate for my size, I have developed a program that includes a paleo-style nutrition plan, heavy lifting and lots of interval work. I am constantly seeking new ways to improve my fitness and technique.