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Ultimate Rowers Gift Guide

Ultimate Rowers Gift Guide

Welcome to the Ultimate Rowers Gift Guide - your ticket to finding the most unique and functional presents for the rower, coach, or coxswain in your life! We've carefully curated a selection of top-notch gifts that cater to the rowing community. From sleek unisuits that'll have you rowing in style to performance tops that'll keep you cool under pressure, and a variety of accessories, trou, and outerwear, you'll find this year's most-wanted rowing gifts! Whether you're shopping for a friend, family member, coach, teammate, or yourself, we've got you covered. Let the holiday gifting begin!
Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Her

Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Her

The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to celebrate the spirit of giving than by finding the perfect gift for the rower, coxswain, or coach in your life? Whether she's a dedicated athlete, a coach, or someone just starting to explore the sport, nothing beats the excitement of new, top-notch performance gear. We've handpicked a selection of thoughtful and functional gifts and bundles for every budget. Each bundle is meticulously crafted to enhance comfort, style, and performance on the water or erg. Gift individual products or the entire bundle for a holiday gift she is sure to love!
Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Him

Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Him

'Tis the season of giving, and what better way to embrace the festive spirit than by finding the perfect present for the rower, coxswain, or coach in your life? Whether they're a seasoned athlete, your favorite coach, or a novice rower, there's nothing quite like the thrill of brand-new, high-quality performance gear. We've curated a thoughtful selection of gifts and bundles to suit every budget. Shop individual items or complete bundles for a gift that is sure to be loved! 
Father's Day 2023 Gift Guide

Father's Day 2023 Gift Guide

As Father's Day approaches, you may be looking for a gift for your dad that is thoughtful and unique. Whether your dad rows or supports you from the sidelines, we have the perfect gift ideas for every dad. From accessories and unisuits, to henleys and trou, show your dad how much you care with the gift of high quality rowing gear! If you're looking for even more gift ideas, be sure to check out our Father's Day Gift Ideas Collection on JL Athletics.
Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts Under $50

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!

Row for the Cure 2022 Pre-Order Store

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

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

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. 
Father's Day 2022 Gift Guide

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!
Pride 2022 Pre-Order Store

Pride 2022 Pre-Order Store

We are so proud to be an LGBTQIA+ ally. Equality, Love, and Pride are the principles that JL is built on. Join us in showing your support for your teammates and your community with our performance pride collection made for Pride Month. Pride Month is celebrated every June in tribute to those involved in the Stonewall Riots, and we welcome you to get ready to celebrate around the boathouse with us!
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.  
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!