024 | Sprint Racing: Prep to Marshaling Area
Show Notes

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(photo courtesy of Bence Szlovák)

Please note that this episode contains a discussion of weight requirements for coxswains from 06:55 to 13:04.

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Timestamps:

  • 00:23  Intro

  • 00:45  This episode complements others in our catalog

  • 01:33  Differences between head racing and sprint racing

  • 03:08  Considering the race schedule

  • 06:55  Practical guidance for coxswain weigh-ins (content warning: weight)

  • 12:46  What to pack

  • 14:20  Race visualization

  • 14:50  Studying the race venue

  • 16:06  Similarities to head race prep

  • 18:13  Communicating with stroke/bow seat

  • 19:01  Lane markers

  • 19:43  Launching for your race

  • 21:40  Conducting (and adapting) your race warm-up

  • 24:23  What if you launch late?

  • 26:10  The "5-5-5" warm-up strategy

  • 30:03  Practicing a flying start

  • 31:00  Observations to make on the row up to the start

  • 32:57  Approaching the marshaling area

  • 33:47  Keeping your rowers warm

  • 36:22  Hot-seating

  • 40:21  Episode recap

  • 42:15  Quick Pick: colored pinnies at the San Diego Crew Classic

  • 43:16  Shout Out: Linda Guida, our guest on Episode 019

  • 44:02  Closing