Wherever you are in the world, it’s time to get ready for the 2020 World Rowing Virtual Indoor Sprints.

Find a Concept2 indoor rowing machine, race for 1000m, register your time and see how you compare to everyone else. 

Here are the details:

-          Complete 1000m on the Concept2 indoor rowing machine between 4-8 March 2020 (no Dynamic or indoor rowers on slides).

-          For individuals, submit your time to the Concept2 Online Logbook  by 12pm GMT on 10 March 2020.

-          Or organise an event or do it with a team. Events and teams can then send their results by email to ranking@concept2.com. If you submit ten or more results from an event held by your club or team, you’ll be entered in a raffle for a new indoor rower for your facility. For each additional ten entries you will get an extra ticket into the raffle. Results must be emailed by 12pm GMT (08:00 ET) on 10 March 2020.  

-          Your score will be compared with people in your category from around the world.

-          Medals will be awarded to the top three male and female times in each category. Categories are listed below.

-          Once completed share your experience on World Rowing Facebook and Instagram @WorldRowingOfficial by using #WRVISprints. Then;

-          Start planning on how to beat your time in 2021!

Categories: (Men and Women)

  • J12 and under
  • J13-14
  • J15-16
  • J17-18
  • 19-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70-79
  • 80+

Lightweight categories are offered from 19 years old and above
Lightweight specifications:

  • Lightweight Women: < = 61.5 kg (135 lbs)
  • Lightweight Men: < = 75 kg (165 lbs)

Para-rowing categories (Men/Women)
New for 2020; specific para-rowing age categories.

PR3 (Leg, Trunk and Arms), PR2 (Trunk and Arms), PR1 (Arms and Shoulders)
International classification is not required.

  • 12 and under
  • 13-14
  • 15-16
  • 17-18
  • 19-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70-79
  • 80+