Lucy Campbell is a CrossFit athlete from the United Kingdom who, as a rookie, placed 16th at this year’s NOBULL CrossFit Games®. She also won the Rinse 'N' Repeat and Jackie Pro events in the process, both involving Concept2 ergs. Lucy has a background as a junior international swimmer in the pool for Scotland and in open water for Great Britain, and coaches at CrossFit Nottingham to support her training. Read on as Lucy shares five of her favorite SkiErg workouts. Continue Reading ›
Concept2 is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the 2023 World Rowing Indoor Championships (WRICH), staged this year as a hybrid event, February 25-26, 2023. For the first time ever, Canada is hosting the WRICH in Mississauga, Toronto, at the Paramount Fine Food Centre. Competitors are expected to join the action both in person, and virtually in real time from anywhere in the world. Continue Reading ›
As we developed the new release of our free app ErgData, it was important to us that our visually impaired users had full access to the app. To this end, we worked with members of the American Council of the Blind (ACB) as we developed the new release.
ACB helped us work toward best-in-class audio guidance and provided testing and feedback throughout our development process. We’re very grateful for the assistance and feedback we received from them. Continue Reading ›
Concept2 provided oar service and support at this year’s World Rowing Championships in Racice, Czech Republic, which saw over 900 competitors from 65 countries compete at elite rowing’s annual highest-profile competition. Our latest blade design, the Comp, had a strong showing on the medals stand. Continue Reading ›
Ben Booth has been competing for the US in the World Rowing Coastal Championships since 2015. This year he is both competing and coaching an elite squad of coastal athletes with his new team, Next Level Rowing (co-founded with Marc Oria). He recently won the World Rowing C1X division of the 35th Annual Blackburn Challenge, held each July. This 20-mile (32k) coastal race around Cape Ann, Massachusetts, holds a reputation for being both a fun and demanding challenge. Booth reports that the Comp blade matched his style of rowing, contributing to his result. Continue Reading ›
We’ve found that the keys to a successful training plan are commitment and routine. We’ve also found that this can be hard! Having a plan makes it easier—knowing what your workouts will be and when you will do them, ahead of time. Aim for at least three to four workouts per week. A solid routine will lead to increased fitness. Continue Reading ›