SARASOTA, FL—RESOLUTE Racing Shells and RESOLUTE Adaptive were among the boat manufacturers supporting visiting athletes with top performance equipment at the Agitos International Para-Rowing Camp. The event was sponsored by the Agitos Foundation and hosted by USRowing and FISA, with participating Paralympic committees from Chile, Trinidad and Tobago, Mexico, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and was held at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida, host of t
As a small-scale manufacturer of a high-end product, we often have the pleasure of having meaningful contact with our customers long after the sale has been made. It's one of the many things we love about being RESOLUTE. Not only do we have the honor of building fast boats for some of the most talented athletes in the world, it is our great enjoyment to know the stories and personal goals of those we serve. Those stories give meaning and value to the work we do -- and it shows.
We’re rowers. We’re supposed to have back problems and sacroiliac joint dysfunction, right? Of course not! While it’s true that the nature of the sport places a tremendous demand on the spine and pelvis, pain in this area is highly preventable through technique modifications and, as we highlight here, an emphasis on a symmetrical stroke. When part of the body’s kinetic chain is off-kilter, it stands to reason that even a small degree of imbalance can affect joints all the way up the chain. One of the biggest offenders? A differential in leg length.