Why standard blades need pitch and RANDALLfoils don’t?

Standard blades require pitch to create stability during the drive phase of the stroke. Without pitch on the blade the rower has very little control over its depth and can wash-out or deep dive. Blade pitch, however, reduces the efficiency of the blade as a total horizontal force. Instead of the rowers’ energy being translated …

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Personal Best

Congratulations to Mario Laing for breaking his personal best time in the 1000m at the recent VIC State Championships, Australia – this what we all strive for at every level of our sport – “I have found the RANDALLfoils made it much easier to get under 4 mins for the 1000 m while winning the heat of the D single …

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Alastair Isherwood – A World Champion’s Perspective

Those more mature members of the rowing community will remember a time when cleaver blades did not exist. Come the Barcelona Olympics in 1992, some crews had made the transition from Macon to cleaver blades, including Australia’s own Oarsome Foursome. After a disappointing result in Amsterdam leading up to the Olympics, the reigning World Champions …

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