How do you want to row when its cool outside? Rowing on frozen rivers is quite difficult. But it is Quite simpel: Just put a rowing machine into the living room and there you go. Especially since there is competition for everthing you can imagine.
The rowing associations have set up a Indoor Rowing series with competitions in different cities.
The German Indoor Rowing Series (DIRS) is a series of the largest indoor regattas in Germany, which take place from December to February. Both top athletes as well as recreational athletes take part in the DIRS – and that’s what makes the charm off this series of events.
It is not only for the title of official „German rowing ergometer Master“, awarded by the German Rowing Association (DRV.) But above all, of having participated in an indoor race just once to the great atmosphere at the competitions to experience at first hand.
The German Indoor Rowing Series places in Essen on 31th January. On whats live? you’ll find the live stream. The World Championships take place in Bosten on 28th February.