Are you in 8th-12th grade (or know someone who is?)? Capital Juniors is holding tryouts the first week in January!
Build excellence through camaraderie, fitness, dedication, and community stewardship.
- Where: Anacostia Community Boathouse
- When: January 8-12, 2018 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday), 4:30-6:30pm
- Grades 8-12
- Beginners Welcome!
- Scholarships Available
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Winter training will include a combination of erg workouts as well as strength and body weight routines, calisthenics, and other cardio activities. Like rowing on the water, the erg workouts will help you retain your muscle memory and rowing technique. And they will also help you transition from the longer head-race-style rows of fall season to the shorter sprint-style rows of sprint season. The erg workouts will be hard, but a lot of fun! Think: relay races! Think: Taylor Swift sing-alongs! Think: Mulan watch-alongs!
The other workouts will mostly feature body weights, which is a great way to develop your power, especially your core strength, which is so crucial for the sprint races. These workouts are a great way to challenge yourself and push your limits. At the beginning of winter training, you might be able to do 5 push-ups. At the end of winter training, you might be able to 10, or more. See what you can achieve!
Another aspect of winter training, and maybe the most important one is the camaraderie developed over 8 weeks of hard work. It’s things like competing together in races and working out together in winter training that make a team cohesive. It’s why professional teams like the Nats and Redskins and Caps do some sort of off-season training together. Without it, they would lose momentum and solidarity.
Today, we need you to help us reach our $6,000 #GivingTuesday goal!
Donate online now at CRC #GivingTuesday Donation Page to support Capital Rowing this #GivingTuesday.
Thanks to the generosity of two lead supporters, your donation will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $3,000! If you can be part of donating $3,000 through our Giving Tuesday page, with that 50% match, we will hit our goal with no problem!
Please, help us continue providing quality-rowing opportunities to everyone in our nations capital. As our matching gift donor, Michael Brown said it best,
“No matter where life might take you, Capital will always be your home rowing club. Capital is a club where you will always be welcome to row and will never be a stranger. Please consider a donation to help Capital continue to thrive.”
The first week of November always brings both the Head of the Occoquan and the Head of the Hooch. This year Capital fielded crews at both races! Congrats to all who made it out! Below you’ll find more detailed results of Capital at the Head of the Hooch 2017:
- Men’s College and Club 4: 14 of 58
- Mixed Masters 2x: 25 of 37 (11 of 17 in the under 50 group)
- Women’s College and Club 4: 8 of 53
- Mixed Masters 4: 12 of 22 (8 of 15 in the under 50 group)
- Mixed Open 4: 2 of 12
- Men’s Master 1x: 1 of 14 (S. Neumann)
- Women’s Master Ltwt 1x: 7 of 7 (M. Bureau)
- Para LTA 2x: 1st
- Para T/A 2x: 1st
- Mixed Masters 8: 7 of 19 (3 of 8 in the under 50 group)