Rowing a Marathon: How to Go the Distance

If you’ve spent a lot of time rowing—whether on a shell or in whitewater—you’ve likely thought about attempting a long-distance row. Most endurance sports have long-distance race options, but few truly long-distance opportunities exist for rowers. Well, there’s a new rowing opportunity sweeping the community: marathons. You might have thought about running a marathon, but spending 3+…


Best Nutrition Strategies for Row Days

Whether you prefer to launch out on a river or lake, rowing requires a massive amount of energy. Over the course of the day, you’ll burn thousands of calories transporting your boat and your body over water. To adequately prepare, you’ll need to properly nourish your body. Here’s what to do the day before a…


Easing Back into Life After a Multi-Day Trip

Whether you prefer to row or raft, you’ll likely head out on a multi-day trip at some point in your affair with the sport. Spending several days on the river is a magical experience—you’ll relax, explore a part of the Colorado wilderness you’ve never seen, and stay away from the most mundane parts of your…


Rafting Allows You to Leave the Campground. Are You Ready?

Rafting and rowing allow people to break out of traditional outdoor activities. You no longer have to rely on hiking or biking trails. Formal camping sites become a luxury rather than a necessity, and parking availability at popular parks is nearly obsolete. Rafting and rowing are, arguably, the best ways to explore nature without human…