Spring Tryouts Underway!
Monday January 26, 2015
Spring Tryouts are going on this week. Any and all interested athletes are encouraged to come out for Spring Tryouts this week - 6:30am at the ARC, Gym 1. All athletes are welcome - prior rowing experience not required.
Illinois' Double World Now Official
Saturday December 27, 2014
Concept2 has officially recognized the University of Illinois' double world record for longest continual row. The Illini set the records for 19 and under, and the 20-29 age group in early December. This achievement came after over 3 days of continuous rowing by the athletes on the Quad over 3 of the coldest days of the year.
Illini Complete Historic Double World Record Attempt
Monday December 8, 2014
The Illini have successfully completed their 72 hour attempts at two longest continuous row records. The teams both finished after 3 days 48 minutes, clearing the previous records by wide margins. The results will be officially recognized by Concept2 once the records are verified.
Over 24 Hours Into Record Attempt
Saturday December 6, 2014
The Illini are still going strong at 24 hours of their 72 hour attempt. The Under-19 group is well on their way to shattering the existing record, while the 20-29 group is a little under half-way to their goal. More updates to come!
Illinois On Their Way to Breaking Two World Record
Friday December 5, 2014
At 12:11pm Friday, the Fighting Illini Rowing Club started their attempts to break two World Records. Currently, the rowers are rowing on indoor rowing machines on the campus' Main Quad to break the Under 19 Longest Continuous Row record and the 20yrs-29yrs Longest Continuous Row record. To beat the record, the teams plan to switch out team members for the next three days while keeping the machines' fans continuously moving.