Which JL Jacket is Right For You?
Sequel, splash, turtleshell, scallop, regatta - You may have heard these terms or have seen them while shopping on our custom or retail site, but what do they mean? What is the difference between a sequel turtleshell and a sequel jacket, and a scallop jacket and regatta jacket? Keep reading to find out which outerwear on JL Athletics is right for you!
Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts Under $100
It's the time of year again when we start to look for the perfect gift for the special rower in our lives. Treat your friends, family, or teammates (or yourself!) with a new piece of rowing kit that they are sure to love. Luckily, we've made it easy with a list of rowing gifts that are worth every penny!
Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts Under $50
If you're searching for the perfect gift for the the rower in your life, you've come to the right place! With performance apparel for rowing, racing, warming up, cooling down, and cross-training, there is something for every rower. Whether you're looking for a gift for your family member, teammate, coach, or yourself, keep reading for 12 holiday rowing gift ideas!
Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers
Whether you're looking for a stocking stuffer for the rower in your life, or you're searching for a gift that won't break the bank, these rowing gifts will keep you under budget. We've got the perfect gift ideas for you and the rower in your life this holiday season, and each gift is under $25! Early holiday gift shopping is made easy with these 10 affordable options.
Veterans Day Spotlight: Patrick Ward
Team JL Ambassador, Patrick Ward is a disabled United States Navy Veteran, injured while on Active Duty. He underwent 52 surgeries and the amputation of his right leg above the knee racking up a total of more than 2 years in the hospital. He has trained at the Miami Beach Rowing Club for the last 5 years, and currently holds Men’s PR2 World Records in multiple categories. In honor of Veterans Day 2022, we sat down with Pat to learn more about his journey from his high school dreams of being a rower, to becoming a PR2 athlete.
Row for the Cure 2022 Pre-Order Store
The Row for the Cure 2023 Pre-Order Store is open from October 6-October 20 in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 20% of all net sales from this pre-order store will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation on behalf of the Row for the Cure organization. Rowers are the perfect bunch to support our community as we battle to win the fight against breast cancer. Ultimately, that is why we come together each year. Not only as competitors but as a rowing community. One goal: to kick cancer, together!
Rowing Kit to Start the School Year Off Right
It's that time of year again! Not only is it time to go back to school, it's also time for fall training! What better time to refresh your rowing kit, and ensure you have everything you need to train hard and succeed? From stocking up on the basics, to picking out a few fun prints, and of course finding a solid outerlayer, we've got you covered! Keep reading for a list of rowing gear that will get you prepared for being back on the water.
Halloween 2022 Pre-Order Store
It's almost time for spooky season, which mean's it is time for JL's annual Halloween Pre-Order Store! Pre-order store designs are made to order, so we open up the Halloween store prior to Halloween. This way, you can get your Halloween rowing kit in time to wear for Halloween! Dress like a zombie, an astronaut, and more in the boat this year. You will also find fun Halloween prints, as well as best sellers from previous years.
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.
Rowing Through Summer
Summer is officially in full swing! Depending on where you row, the summer temps might perfect for a midday row, or you might find yourself sweating even before the sun comes up. Whether you are a tank and trou kind of rower, or you prefer a uni with a UPF rated sun shirt, we have everything you need to keep rowing through summer. Check out some of our favorite summer picks to updated your summer rowing kit.
All New States and Cities Unisuit Collection
We are excited to announce the launch of our brand new States and Cities Unisuit Collection! There is no shortage of beautiful, bright colors on these five unisuit designs, all available in both Men's and Women's styles. The states and cities included in the collection are Florida, Oregon, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia. Which one is your favorite?
Father's Day 2022 Gift Guide
Whether they are biological or not, dads play such an integral part in our lives. This Father's Day, consider giving your favorite crew dad a gift to show them how much you appreciate them. Not sure where to start? We've curated a list of gifts for the dads that row, and the dads that help support rowing teams. Check it out below!