1976, Concept2 began in the back of a bread truck when Dick and Pete Dreissigacker, fresh from Olympic training, started making composite racing oars. Concept2 oars have since gone on to become the oar of choice among the world’s rowers, and innovations continue right to the present-day.

1981, Concept2 Indoor Rower, which swiftly became the best-selling rowing machine in the world.

Now several models later, it’s used every day by Olympic athletes, cardiac rehab patients, individuals at home and every caliber of rower in-between.

We believe that rowing is a lifelong activity, accessible to all.