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Team JL Spotlight: Rusna Sangha

Team JL Spotlight: Rusna Sangha

Team JL Ambassador, Rusna Sangha is working to increase Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the sport of rowing, one stroke at a time. After joining her local rowing team, she realized that although there were similarities between her and the other rowers, there was one thing that made her different: She was one of only three BIPOC athletes on the team. By the end of her novice year, she was the only BIPOC athlete left on the team. Read about Rusna's story, and her goals for not only herself as a rower, but for increasing DEI in rowing as a community.
Team JL Spotlight: Gianna Perugini

Team JL Spotlight: Gianna Perugini

Determined, adaptable, and dedicated are three words Team JL Ambassador, Gianna Perugini, uses to describe herself as an athlete. From rower to coxswain to adaptive rower, Gianna has loved being involved in the sport of rowing since she was 9 years old. 
Stand With Ukraine Pre-Order Store

Stand With Ukraine Pre-Order Store

JL Racing is collaborating with Team JL Ambassador, Michael Toutloff, to launch a pre-order store to help support an organization that is providing aide to the Ukrainian people. 100% of the proceeds of this pre-order store will be donated to the UN Crisis Relief Fund. Donations from UN Crisis Relief go towards the United Nation’s efforts to fund immediate rapid-response aid when disasters strike and critical work in humanitarian crises around the world. In this case, the Ukraine crisis.  
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 Picks

Team JL 2022 Picks

Team JL ambassadors have a wide variety of experiences with rowing. From rowing and coxing to coaching, and from youth to masters, our ambassadors are all throughout the rowing community. Because of their years of experience, we asked our ambassadors what their favorite piece of JL gear is. See how they responded below!
Team JL Ambassador Training To Row Across The Atlantic

Team JL Ambassador Training To Row Across The Atlantic

On this National Girls and Women in Sports Day, we join in on recognizing student-athletes, champion athletes, coaches, administrators and lawmakers committed to providing equitable access to sports for all girls and women. We would like to highlight one of our Team JL ambassadors, Rachel Smillie, who is currently training to rowing across the Atlantic Ocean with two other women. 
JL Racing Set to Directly Endorse Athletes in 2022

JL Racing Set to Directly Endorse Athletes in 2022

For the last four years, JL Racing has been the official sponsor of the US National Team, providing them with unique custom uniforms and performance apparel. In light of the new N.C.A.A. policy change, JL Racing plans to re-direct marketing efforts by offering sponsorship opportunities to individual athletes from each level and from all over the world.
Why Do We Row?

Why Do We Row?

Rowing is such a beautiful and unique sport. There is so much power, grit, determination, and exertion within a boat, yet from the outside, it looks smooth and graceful. Early mornings, grueling workouts, hours on the erg, and a huge amount of practice time for a relatively short race. So what exactly is it that makes rowers want and even love to do these things?  We asked the rowing community, "Why do YOU Row?" Here are some of the responses we received. 
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!
Cold Weather Apparel For On The Water

Cold Weather Apparel For On The Water

Being prepared for cold and potentially wet practices is crucial for fall and winter training. Staying comfortable will let you train and perform your best! Today, we want to share some of our favorite JL apparel for those cold or wet practices, so you can stay warm and continue to perform. We also ask our Team JL Ambassadors what their go-to outfits are for colder days.