Potomac Boat Club rowing team (1919)
Finish of a Yale-Harvard race (undated)
Our sport started as torture. I guess on some ways it still is…
(Source: yesyoushould, via secretlivesofrowers)
That coxswain? None other than Stephen Hawking.
That’s all the evidence I need. Rowing is smart. ;)
The Clever Cox Memoir
"Blade shapes change, training programs evolve. But the best parts of rowing are unchanging: rowers finding themselves and securing their place in the universe through the discipline of rowing."
— Brad Alan Lewis (via therowinglife)
Freshman crew of the University of Pennsylvania on the Schuylkill River (1928)