Having been given the chance to photograph this year’s Pembroke Regatta, I thought I’d take you through some of the more typical manifestations of these so-called ‘pain-faces’, so that you can be prepared for Lent bumps, and all the photos it shall bring. The Many Pain-faces of Rowing 1. The Angry Rower A classic pain-face. Gritted teeth, terrifying expressions, looking like they want to murder the man/woman sitting in front. Stay out of their way, and give them quiet time after their race. 2.
Over the festive season, motivation and focus during training can wane slightly. It's to be expected and to be fair, your crew have probably earned themselves a rest. How about mixing up their training next time to something still beneficial, but with a bigger emphasis on fun? The camaraderie built during these sessions can be equally beneficial as strength and fitness for upcoming competitions. So, why not treat your crews and do something a little bit different with your rowing sessions over the