What It Takes to Row Across an Ocean

A new study gathers insights from 71 trans-ocean rowers who (mostly) made it to the other side. Sharing original article by Alex Hutchinson, Sweat Science 9 February 2022 Last year, while reporting an article on learning how to suffer better, I interviewed transatlantic rower Bryce Carlson. His stories about dodging hurricanes during his record-setting 38-day row…

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Team Australia should start rowing together towards 2032 Games

Our Olympic medallists’ support teams are a reminder of what Australians can achieve on the world stage when we are all in this together. Opinion piece from Rob Scott, Chairman of Rowing Australia. A dual Olympian in rowing and a silver medallist from the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Published 1 August 2021 Australian Financial Review. Last Wednesday,…

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Keeping Faith & Keeping It Real. The Stockdale Paradox

As all around the world, lives are turned upside down by Corona Virus, and as families around the world are hunkering down to stand-firm in the face of the second wave, I was reminded of the mindset, and approach of Admiral Stockdale. Brilliantly codified and shared by Jim Collins in his best seller, From Good…

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What’s Your Role In Meetings?

Timely lessons from the CEO of Spotify, Daniel Ek, on how to be a more effective leader in meetings. As I am spending more time in virtual meetings, I’m reflecting on how this time can be spent more effectively. I recently listened to the conversation Tim Ferriss had with Daniel Ek, COE Spotify, where Daniel…

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Faster Podcast – Conversation with John Boultbee AM

Former FISA Secretary General, Director of Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and CEO of the Australian Sports Tribunal shares his thoughts on what rowing needs to do to stay relevant. Mr John Boultbee AM is a lawyer and leading sport administrator with over 20 years’ experience as a judge of…

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Conversation with Dr Mark Campbell – Faster Podcast

My guest today is well known in Australian rowing and surf lifesaving, competing and winning over the last 40+ years in both still water and surf boats. He has served as the President of Mosman Rowing Club in Sydney. Along with his wife, and Olympic athlete Gillian, awarded coach of the year. He is a…

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