Catherine Humblet talks about how virtual rowing is becoming more social with The Indoor Collective.
00:30 Background in rowing on the US National Team
02:00 A virtual world that taps into the DNA of rowing – socially
03:00 How did you get started?
Erging needs to be fun and motivating.
Catherine wants to expand the sport.
05:45 Features – solo or team practice.
Shared audio channel so you can hear each other
The speed of the boat is based on average speed of everyone rowing.
Coxswain mode for encouragement.
Custom workouts – including meters based and can upload to the Concept2 logbook
Visuals of a river and overall time and splits display on the screen.
09:00 User stories – Athletes without Limits are military veterans doing rehab.
You need to know the people to fix a time to train.
12:00 What’s coming up?
Event series this summer – fun experiences.
Gameplay elements will be built out in new features of the app.
15:00 Get involved by searching for IC Row or Indoor Collective inside the App Store and Google Play