Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter One. First Row Chapter Two. Beginning Technique Chapter Three. Equipment Chapter Four. Rigging Chapter Five. Advanced Technique Chapter Six. Exercise Physiology Chapter Seven. Energy Sources Chapter Eight. Conditioning Chapter Nine. Common Sense and Safety Chapter Ten. Racing Chapter Eleven. Team Boats Chapter Twelve. Masters Sources Glossary Index
Joe Paduda began rowing competitively as a member of the varsity crew of Virginia's Yorktown High school in 1974. A four-year member of the Syracuse University crew, he's a seven-time medalist at the National Championships of the U.S. Rowing Association and the Intercollegiate Rowing Association. Paduda added four years of coaching in the Washington, D.C., area while continuing his own competitive rowing with the Potomac Boat Club and the Capital Rowing Club and earning a master's degree in Health/Fitness Management from American University. He continues to row in masters competitions, sprinkling his fitness regimen with stints on a mountain bike, speed skates, and cross-country skis while living and working in Connecticut.
Les Henig, a certifited professional photographer with more than 20 years' experience, is a member of the Professional Photographers of America and a past president of the Maryland Professional Photographers Association. He works from his office in Garrett Park, Maryland.
"If you're going to row--for recreation or competition--start with this book." New York Outdoors