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Official Corporate Sponsors and Partners


ANXeBusiness Corp. is headquartered in Southfield, Mich. and has offices in Research Triangle Park, N.C., Mt. Laurel, N.J., San Diego, Calif., and Austin, Texas. The ANX mission is to protect our customers’ information, secure their business interactions and be their trusted platform for collaboration. Our solutions help companies secure and exchange information, meet complex compliance requirements, and allow them to focus on what they do best…grow their business. The company’s foundation is built upon deep technical expertise, broad experience with mission-critical data connectivity, a passion for customer support and a proven record of supporting business needs across multiple value chains. ANX is owned by One Equity Partners (, which manages investments and commitments for JP Morgan Chase & Co. in private equity transactions. For more information, visit


Boathouse Sports 

Founded in 1989 by two-time Olympic rower John Strotbeck, Boathouse Sports creates custom team athletic apparel for elite athletes. Based in the city of Philadelphia since its inception, where it manufactures over 95 percent of its products, Boathouse has earned an exclusive customer base of schools, universities and teams. Boathouse Sports continues to expand its reach as one of the fastest growing custom athletic apparel brands in the world. For more information, log onto Beginning October 1, 2009, Boathouse Sports became the exclusive online and event merchandising partner of USRowing.



Connect-A-Dock provides state of the art docking systems to clients around the world, specializing in floating docks for rowing and all kinds of boating and complementary accessories. Entering its 15th season serving the rowing community, customers rate Connect-A-Dock’s modular dock systems as the best available, offering benefits of exceptional stability, ease of installation and removal. For more information on Connect-A-Dock and its products, please contact


EMCVenues - Official Housing and Hotel Partner of USRowing Events

EMCVenues is a full service event, meeting and conference management company, specializing in event housing management for USRowing, other sports organizations, convention and visitor bureaus, associations and corporations. EMCVenues’ industry leading hotel reservation technology, state-of-the-art inbound and outbound call center and hotel relationships allows for convenient, hassle-free reservations with the best rates. In addition, EMCVenues has the expertise, established trust, and a dedicated, responsive staff with a commitment to customer satisfaction and attention to detail creating the ultimate housing reservation experience. EMCVenues provides comprehensive hotel contract management, pro-active inventory management, robust reporting for more effective decisions, and so much more.  For more information, visit Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.


JanSport, a division of VF Outdoor, Inc., was founded in 1967 in Seattle, Washington, by three pioneers in the outdoor industry. Though the Company began by manufacturing and marketing world-class outdoor backpacks, today the product offering includes technical outdoor gear, daypacks, travel gear and collegiate decorated apparel, sold in sporting goods stores, college bookstores, department stores, and specialty and boutique retail locations throughout the world. The Brand has the spirit of fun and discovery represented in the Brand tagline: Discover Freedom. For more information, visit

Liberty Mutual

Liberty Mutual Insurance helps people preserve and protect what they earn, build, own and cherish. Keeping this promise means we are there when our policyholders throughout the world need us most. In business since 1912 and headquartered in Boston, Mass., today Liberty Mutual Insurance is a diversified insurer with operations in 30 countries and economies around the world. The company is the third largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S. based on 2013 direct premiums written as reported by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Liberty Mutual Insurance also ranks 76th on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the U.S. based on 2013 revenue. Liberty employs more than 50,000 people in approximately 900 offices throughout the world, and offers a wide range of insurance products and services, including personal automobile, homeowners, accident & health, commercial automobile, general liability, property, surety, workers compensation, group disability, group life, specialty lines, reinsurance, and individual life and annuity products.

Liberty Mutual Insurance is the official property and casualty and life insurance partner of the U.S. Olympic Committee for the 2016 Olympic Games and 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The company also is the proud sponsor and partner of several national governing bodies, including ASA/USA Softball, USRowing, U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, U.S. Soccer Federation, US Youth Soccer, USA Hockey, USA Volleyball, USA Water Polo and USA Wrestling. You can learn more by visiting

Ludus Tours

Ludus Tours provides complete travel, tour and hospitality packages to the world’s premiere sporting and cultural events, including the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games, both in Rio de Janeiro and the 2014 World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam. Other events include the Masters, Henley Royal Regatta and many more. Founded in 2003, Ludus has helped tens of thousands of individuals, families and organizations get the most out of experiencing major events. Ludus is the Official Hospitality and Accommodation provider for over a dozen U.S. National Governing Bodies including USA Luge, USA Track & Field and USRowing, among others. In addition to its travel services, Ludus Sports offers corporate branding, marketing and retail opportunities within each of its events. Ludus provides an exclusive ticketing portal for USRowing members to gain access to events across the country. Visit Ludus Tours is based in San Diego, Calif., with offices in Austin, Texas, Sochi, Russia and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For more information, please visit


Rudy Project

Rudy ProjectRudy Project designs and manufactures performance-oriented helmets, sunglasses, goggles and Rx/prescription eyewear solutions by applying advanced science, cutting-edge technology and innovative aesthetics. Designed and crafted in Italy since 1985, Rudy Project has grown quickly as a premier brand throughout North America. Along with proprietary, award-winning lens technologies including ImpactX™, Polar3FX™ and RPOptics™, Rudy Project offers unparalleled customer service backed by a Lifetime Replacement Lens Guarantee and an industry-leading three-year frame warranty.As the official eyewear and helmet partner of USRowing, Rudy offers discounts to all members in the member benefits section of Learn more about Rudy Project at


Shimano Rowing Dynamics

Shimano Inc., is a global leader in rowing equipment, bicycle components, and fishing tackle. The Shimano Rowing Dynamics equipment enhances rowing performance by combining a rigid sole rowing shoe, with a “Virtual Pivot” footstretcher system, allowing the rower to maximize the power transferred to the boat. SRD is recognized and approved by USRowing, as a quick-release foot stretcher. Shimano Rowing Dynamics operations are in Irvine, California and Hanover, Massachusetts, and the Shimano Inc., world headquarters are in Osaka, Japan. For more information, visit


Official Suppliers

Concept 2

Concept 2, an ergometer and oar manufacturer based in Morrisville, Vt., provides essential equipment to the national teams including indoor rowing machines (ergometers) and both sweep and sculling oars.

Croker Oars PTY LTD

Croker Oars is an Australian based company manufacturing high quality rowing and sculling oars since 1962.  Croker Oars produce a range of technically advanced rowing and sculling oars used by many national teams. The U.S. National Team is one of many successful teams using our product. For more information, visit our NEW website,, or join us on Facebook at


Nielsen-Kellerman - Official Electronics Outfitter

Nielsen-Kellerman, the leading manufacturer of electronic equipment for the sport of rowing, provides equipment for the USRowing National Team. Based in Chester, Pa., Nielsen-Kellerman makes such products as the StrokeCoach, which is a timer/rowing rate meter, and the Cox-Box, the coxswain's timer/amplifier system. 



Vespoli racing shells have been leading the way for 30+ years, garnering countless victories at all levels of rowing including Olympic gold and more than 60 world championship medals. The junior women rowed the new “E” hull model to their first gold medal in the eight event in 2008 and repeated again in 2009.



Based in Norwalk, Conn., WinTech Racing is a company that understands that no single purchase is more important to a rower-or a rowing organization-than buying a racing shell. WinTech Racing's mission is to promote the growth of rowing by making it easier and more affordable to buy quality shells that improve performance at all levels. Our product is the WinTech Racing shell, designed in Germany, manufactured in China by the world's largest and most sophisticated boat builder and delivered to you with the promise of long-term exceptional service and support. We also offer well designed and fairly priced coaching launches and trailers, a full inventory of spare parts and a comprehensive line of accessories, tools and equipment. By bringing together the resources of the global marketplace-renowned German hull designer Klaus Filter, the Flying Eagle Boat Company of China, and a group of business, engineering and rowing talents in the USA-WinTech Racing has created an organization dedicated to innovation in the manufacture and delivery of racing shells, investment in research and development to bring you the latest advances in design and technology, maintaining the best price-value relationship in the market place and providing exceptional service and support through our nationwide sales force. WinTech Racing is your complete rowing resource.


Official Registrar  


RegattaCentral, founded in 1999, is the official registrar for USRowing. The business, based in Columbus, Ohio, provides online regatta and club management solutions to the rowing community. RegattaCentral's in-house R&D, combined with its long history in rowing, ensures it meets the unique Information technology requirements found in rowing. The company's staff is available full time, year-round to ensure all customers receive professional support. RegattaCentral is pleased to support USRowing by providing exclusive discounts to all USRowing-registered regattas and clubs.


Preferred Hotel Provider  

Hilton HHonors

We are excited to announce that Hilton HHonors™is helping NGB athletes, coaches, friends and family save up to 15% on their next stay at any of the 3,750 hotels and resorts within the Hilton Worldwide portfolio. Enjoy the flexibility of staying at any Waldorf Astoria® Hotels & Resorts, Conrad® Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton™, Embassy Suites™, Hilton Garden Inn®, Hampton®, Homewood Suites by Hilton®, Home2 Suites by Hilton® and Hilton Grand Vacations®.

So no matter where your journey takes you, Hilton Worldwide has destinations in 85 countries ready to cheer you on. Come dream with us.

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Terms & Conditions: Offer subject to availability and exclusively available online through Exclusive NGB Discount is off of the Best Available Rate. Offer cannot be combined with other discounts. Not valid for group bookings. Each hotel has policies addressing deposits, cancellations and blackout dates that may apply. Other restrictions may apply, please see individual hotel website for additional information.

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Preferred Airline Partner

United Airlines

UnitedUnited Airlines plays an integral role in the daily operations of supporting and funding an athlete’s dream to become a U.S. Olympic or Paralympic athlete. United has proudly flown Team USA to training events, national and international competitions and to the Olympic Games for more than 30 years.

For the domestic 50 states and Canada, customers may receive a 2-10% discount, depending on the booking class, off the lowest applicable internet fare for events listed on the 2015 USRowing Events Calendar. For international travel (select code share flights on Lufthansa, Air Canada, Swiss, Brussels, Austrian and ANA permitted), customers may receive a 5 or 10% discount, depending on the booking class, off the lowest applicable internet fare for events listed on the 2015 USRowing Events Calendar. United Airlines reserves the right to restrict travel discounts during peak travel time.

How to Book: United is proud to provide the USOC and all its members access to the United Olympic Desk, with dedicated staff devoted to serving unique travel needs of USRowing members. All flights need to be booked by phone to receive this discount. The code will not be activated online. Call the Olympic Desk at 1-800-841-0460 with USRowing Tour Code. (USRowing’s four-digit tour code can be found HERE, after logging in with your USRowing membership number. The Olympic Desk will verify the event is listed on the 2015 USRowing Events Calendar. If the customer’s requested travel city/dates aren’t listed, United will book the reservation without the discount being applied and a $25 booking service fee will be charged.

Special Thanks 

National Rowing Foundation

USRowing also would like to thank the National Rowing Foundation for its generous support. The NRF has played a major role in the success of our national team. Working in conjunction with USRowing, the NRF supports projects and initiatives needing funding each year. National team alumni interested in supporting the U.S. teams can do by clicking on the link above.