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Learn to row or just take out a boat! Start rowing at the Pocock Rowing Center in Seattle today.

Challenge runs from November 23 – December 24

How it works…

Row, ski and/or ride 100,000 meters or 200,000 meters from November 23 to 11:59 p.m. December 24.

Indoor rower, SkiErg and BikeErg meters only (no on water/on snow meters please). You can combine meters from each machine to reach the challenge goal. Note: BikeErg meters are counted as half when applied to the challenge. Learn more about BikeErg meters below in…

11.21.2017 /// by Karla Landis /// NW Ergomania

School is back in session, so we caught up with our favorite, retired SAAS teacher, Bill Woodman, for tips on how to be a more effective and efficient learner. Here’s what he suggests!


I was asked about my recommendation for an approach to a long term project, and in most cases this is something on the order of the dreaded TERM PAPER.

The model I have used in the past and the one I recommend has been around for a while…

09.27.2017 /// by Karla Landis /// Erg Ed

“In rowing, it’s ok to look back as long as you keep moving forward.”Arshay Cooper, award winning author, motivational speaker, and rower

We’ve all heard of team building. Perhaps you think of a ropes course, a picnic, or an escape room. Or you think of a large conference room with awkward ice breakers and trust falls. We are not talking about any of those. We are talking about rowing.

Rowing is a powerful example of teamwork…

07.02.2017 /// by Mary Richardson /// Pocock Foundation

The world of novice coaching isn’t glorious. However, what novice coaching lacks in terms of harmonious boat movement, it makes up for in fundamentality and impact.

What a novice rower learns in their first year on the water will be a part of their rowing journey the rest of life. Coaches that work in the novice realm of our sport deserve more glory than they get; they are laying the cornerstone.

The Pocock…

11.03.2016 /// by Haley Sive /// Pocock Foundation

You don’t last long in a rowing shell or on the erg if you don’t breathe hard, sweat profusely, and (more than likely) shed some blood. This sport is built on the foundations of hard work. The new Renton Rowing Center, established just over a year ago, has also been built on hard work. Now, through the help of passionate coaches, well-loved rowing equipment, and countless volunteer hours, young rowers at Renton are experiencing the hard work of rowing…

12.04.2015 /// by Haley Sive /// Pocock Foundation

Upcoming Events

USRowing Northwest Junior Championships
Vancouver, WA
Friday, May 19 - Sunday, May 21

George Pocock Day
Seattle, WA
Saturday, July 15

Evening on the Docks | Renton Rowing Center Benefit
Renton, WA
Saturday, July 29

Corporate Cup Regatta
Green Lake in Seattle, WA
Saturday, August 19

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