greatest pleasures

Oar Board® Photo Shoot in Hawai’i

It's typically after we post stories like this when we get a flood of applications from people who want to work for us... Over the holidays an Oar Board® media crew consisting of Diana Lesieur, Sara Thornber, Mea Hutchinson and Harold Aune packed up Oar Boards, oars, inflatable paddle boards, camera gear, luggage and hopped [...]

Getting Older, Staying Fit and Loving It

Hi, I’m the owner and co-founder of Whitehall Rowing and Sail and the designer of the Oar Board® rower that fits onto a stand up paddle board and converts it into sculling rowboat.    One thing I really enjoy about Rowing with the Oar Board® is getting out in fresh clean air and how it keeps [...]

Dive into the Sun

We had an amazing holiday playing in the warm Hawaiian waves and rowing with dolphins!! We sailed with a bunch of friends on the Beach Catamaran 'Malolo'. Cruised the Kona Coast and swam in the Kealakakua Bay! The Oar Board® rower is now enjoyed by owners in over 50 countries. It converts almost any paddle [...]

Olympic Gold Rower Adam Kreek on the Mental Health Benefits of Rowing

Rowing is a sport that is excellent for your physical health and also helps your mental health. Physically speaking it's great for your muscles, it's great for your nervous system, and it's great for your cardiovascular system. It makes you stronger, it makes you fitter and it makes you vibrant, vital and alive. From a [...]

Adam Kreek, Olympic Gold Rower, and His Adventure Row SUP

I’m Adam Kreek. In my current life, I work as a management consultant. In my past life, I was an Olympian and won an Olympic gold medal in rowing. I also rowed a rowboat across the Atlantic ocean. Now I’ve got a mortgage, three kids, a minivan and the usual responsibilities that go with family [...]