PRODUCT NEWS
Hydrow secures $20m investment
07 Mar 2019 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
Hydrow was founded in 2017 by Bruce Smith, an entrepreneur and coach of the US National Team Rowing team
Hydrow, a US-based fitness startup, has secured a US$20m investment from investment firm L Catterton, that will enable the company to launch its Hydrow rowing concept across the US.

Founded in 2017 by entrepreneur and coach of the US National Team Rowing Team, Bruce Smith, the Hydrow concept offers a personalised and efficient rowing solution that combines ergonomically designed rowers with content, including live and on-demand rowing workouts led by experienced instructors.

Smith says of the investment: “With an impressive track record of partnering with leading fitness brands, L Catterton brings deep industry expertise as well as extensive marketing and distribution knowledge to drive our rapid expansion."

"When we launched Hydrow, our goal was not only to deliver an accessible, convenient and efficient workout but also to build human connection through the communal and interpersonal aspects of rowing,”

"We're looking forward to bringing a fun and immersive workout into the market," says Smith. "There's no other total body workout that compares to it, and we believe there's a huge opportunity for something like this," he adds.
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2019

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS
 
Leisure Management - Hydrow by CREW: Hydrow secures $20m investment
21 Apr 2019 Leisure Management: daily news and jobs
 
 
HOME
JOBS
NEWS
FEATURES
PRODUCTS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION
PRINT SUBSCRIPTION
ADVERTISE
CONTACT US
Sign up for FREE ezine
Product news

07 Mar 2019

Hydrow secures $20m investment

Supplier: Hydrow by CREW
More Hydrow by CREW details


Hydrow secures $20m investment

Hydrow was founded in 2017 by Bruce Smith, an entrepreneur and coach of the US National Team Rowing team
Hydrow, a US-based fitness startup, has secured a US$20m investment from investment firm L Catterton, that will enable the company to launch its Hydrow rowing concept across the US.

Founded in 2017 by entrepreneur and coach of the US National Team Rowing Team, Bruce Smith, the Hydrow concept offers a personalised and efficient rowing solution that combines ergonomically designed rowers with content, including live and on-demand rowing workouts led by experienced instructors.

Smith says of the investment: “With an impressive track record of partnering with leading fitness brands, L Catterton brings deep industry expertise as well as extensive marketing and distribution knowledge to drive our rapid expansion."

"When we launched Hydrow, our goal was not only to deliver an accessible, convenient and efficient workout but also to build human connection through the communal and interpersonal aspects of rowing,”

"We're looking forward to bringing a fun and immersive workout into the market," says Smith. "There's no other total body workout that compares to it, and we believe there's a huge opportunity for something like this," he adds.


Supplier: Hydrow by CREW

Led by athletes, Hydrow delivers a live on-river outdoor rowing experience at-home that engages 2x more of the body’s muscles vs. biking or running.

Web: hydrow.com
More Hydrow by CREW details

Product news
Ubisoft's new 'Beyond Medusa's Gate' experience to revolutionise location-based entertainment   17 Apr 2019

Ubisoft's new 'Beyond Medusa's Gate' experience to revolutionise location-based entertainment

Ubisoft Blue Byte, a subsidiary of French gaming company Ubisoft, has developed a new location-based VR escape room experience.

Anytime Fitness launches online coaching platform   15 Apr 2019

Anytime Fitness launches online coaching platform

Anytime Coaching is available via the Anytime Fitness app and provides an online platform that enables PTs to share bespoke workouts

Rovio Entertainment and Namco UK to launch Angry Birds Adventure Golf attraction   15 Apr 2019

Rovio Entertainment and Namco UK to launch Angry Birds Adventure Golf attraction

Namco UK and Rovio Entertainment have partnered with intu shopping centres to launch a new- concept Angry Birds-themed adventure golf attraction.

Kraftwerk launches LED dome display solution for planetariums   15 Apr 2019

Kraftwerk launches LED dome display solution for planetariums

Austrian AV integration firm Kraftwerk Living Technologies (Kraftwerk) has created a new LED Dome solution for planetariums and science centres.

thejuice named as exclusive distributor of Delta Zero 4D   15 Apr 2019

thejuice named as exclusive distributor of Delta Zero 4D

Media attractions specialist thejuice has announced that it will become the exclusive distributor of Delta Zero 4D, a new 4K film ride.

New Wattbike cycles offer 'complete indoor cycling solution'   12 Apr 2019

New Wattbike cycles offer 'complete indoor cycling solution'

Wattbike has expanded its product range with not one but two new additions to its range of indoor bikes.

New MZ-Bodyscan promotes 'a feel-good fitness experience'   11 Apr 2019

New MZ-Bodyscan promotes 'a feel-good fitness experience'

Myzone has expanded its product portfolio to include the MZ-Bodyscan, a new feature which offers users a visual representation of their fitness journey.

BC Softwear's new robe blends cotton and bamboo   04 Apr 2019

BC Softwear's new robe blends cotton and bamboo

BC Softwear, a UK-based spa linen supplier, has introduced a new eco-friendly robe made from a combination of bamboo and cotton.

Company profile


Dyaco UK Limited

We cater for all markets, aiming to be at the cutting edge of developments in the industry to react accordingly and provide operators and gym users with the equipment they need and want.

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

Elevate and Metro Blind Sport to promote inclusivity through inaugural Charity of the Year partnership

Elevate and Metro Blind Sport to promote inclusivity through inaugural Charity of the Year partnership

Organisers of Elevate, Elite Sport and COPA are delighted to announce Metro Blind Sport as its Charity of the Year partner for the 2019 trade show, held at ExCeL London on 8-9 May. More>>




in this issue

• Deloitte: European fitness growing strongly
• Number of low-cost gyms could double
• Dungeon attraction opens at Alton Towers



Latest jobs

Jobs Search



Personal Trainer
Location: Greater Manchester, England
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainer - Self Employed
Salary: Fantastic Benefits
Location: Cumbria, England
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Salary: Fantastic Benefits
Location: West Sussex, England
Company: The Gym Group
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com




24-25 Apr 2019

FUTR (Formerly Millennial 20/20)

Business Design Centre, London, United Kingdom


25 Apr 2019

Meet IAAPA - North America

Bob's Space Racers, Daytona Beach, United States



Leisure Management magazine 2018 issue 1
Leisure Management
2018 issue 1

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Interview: Sioux-per foods
The Sioux Chef, Sean Sherman, is on a mission to revive indigenous cuisine More>>
  Profile: Aaron Simpson
Quintessentially is an exclusive concierge service for some of the world’s richest people. Co-founder Aaron Simpson reveals what wealthy people want More>>


Leisure Management magazine 2016 issue 1

Leisure Management
2016 issue 1

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  Tourism: Ireland’s wild side
The Wild Atlantic Way is helping tourists discover a whole new side of Ireland More>>
  On the cover: AJ Hackett
Bungy, New Zealand More>>


Published by The Leisure Media Company Ltd Portmill House, Portmill Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1DJ. Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 | Contact us | About us | © Cybertrek Ltd