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Mother's Beach Mutterings

News and commentary from the Los Angeles Rowing Club


Even A Seawall Doesn't Stop The Ocean

Posted by DPH2002 , 21 July 2013 · 1,694 views

rip tide currents were reaching inside the marina this morning.  got to the second to the end seaward buoy in the channel and my shell turned 30 degrees within one stroke.


San Diego Fall Classic Mixed 8+

  Posted by DPH2002 , 20 November 2010 · 1,287 views

Last weekend the LARC mixed 8+ raced at the San Diego Fall Classic. The race course is a beautiful meandering route through Mission Bay, hosted by the San Diego Rowing Club.

After a phenomenal night out at the gas lamp district we woke (hardly hung-over at all, honest) and raced one of the most fun, painful and fast races our boat has ever done.



LA Weekly article about rowing in LA

  Posted by DPH2002 , 18 November 2010 · 1,127 views

We row out of Marina Beach, also known as Mothers’ Beach, here in Marina del Rey. Lately there’s been a lot of discussion about the future of our beach, and the development of the marina.

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NZ Rowing video

  Posted by DPH2002 , 16 November 2010 · 1,176 views

These Kiwis sent us this documentary of their efforts leading up to the 1984 Olympic Games. Intense erg training!!

Here’s a link to the video on their website.

From the website:

This documentary follows the efforts of the New Zealand rowing eight to win gold...


Los Angeles Rowing Club music picks

  Posted by DPH2002 , 06 September 2010 · 1,096 views

We put the word out to the entire club to pick their favorite rowing or erg music. Here’s the result. A lot of fantastic music in there. Some weird ones too, but I guess you never know until you try.

Here’s the link to iTunes.

Happy rowing!



I found this book in Jessica’s car: Rowing Faster

  Posted by DPH2002 , 17 May 2010 · 1,115 views

Posted ImageSo, personally I think Jess is a very good rower. I am probably biased but still, her power to...


Indoor Rower Comparison

  Posted by DPH2002 , 11 May 2010 · 1,146 views

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While there’s nothing like getting up at the crack of dawn to get out on the water and...


Awesome rowing video

  Posted by DPH2002 , 10 May 2010 · 1,761 views

I know this is not technically about rowing in Los Angeles, but still it’s a phenomenal video....


Head of the Marina 2009

  Posted by DPH2002 , 01 November 2009 · 1,189 views

Posted ImageHalloween Rowing Costumes


Yesterday our club had heaps of boats in the Head of the...


Head of the Charles – 2-seat’s perspective

  Posted by DPH2002 , 29 October 2009 · 1,563 views

Here’s a video from Jessica taken while her crew was rowing back to the Boston University Boat House after their race in the Head of the Charles!

Don’t forget to make friends with the team’s Facebook profile by going...

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