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JL Spotlight: Kateryna Maistrenko

JL Spotlight: Kateryna Maistrenko

Kateryna (Katya) Maistrenko grew up around rowing. Her mom and dad both represented their countries in the 1988 and 1972 Olympics, respectively. They built and operated a large rowing center in Ukraine while Katya grew up. It was only natural that she started rowing when she was just 9 years old. Throughout her rowing career, Katya has rowed on the Ukrainian National Team, as well as for an NCAA Division I school in Washington. She was in the US when the war broke out in Ukraine. She found comfort by continuing to train on the water while also fundraising to support the people of Ukraine. 
Faster Masters Rowing Pre-Order Store

Faster Masters Rowing Pre-Order Store

The Faster Masters Rowing pre-order store is now open! Faster Masters Rowing is a rowing business that sells educational webinars and training programs for masters rowers - from racers to exercise and fitness athletes. Faster Masters helps athletes with a framework for their training and an online community to support the trials of training, injury, setbacks and to celebrate progress towards success. Check out some of the designs available in the pre-order store and hear from founder Rebecca Caroe about the inspiration behind the gear. 
Women's History Month: 24 Hour Indoor Row

Women's History Month: 24 Hour Indoor Row

In honor of Women's History Month and International Women's Day (March 8th), we sat down with Team JL Ambassador, Rachel Smillie to ask her what she is doing to celebrate women in sport. Her answer? A Guinness World Record attempt on the indoor rowing machine to travel the furthest distance by a female team in 24 hours. Keep reading to learn about the details of a row like this, why she is taking on this challenge, and what Rachel hopes to accomplish by taking part in a 24 hour row
Team JL 2022 - What is it? And why should you be a part of it?

Team JL 2022 - What is it? And why should you be a part of it?

Team JL is an ambassador program that includes rowers from all over the globe who love the JL brand and want to help build the sport. Join us in 2022 to share your love of the sport and bring JL comfort and performance to future rowing generations!