“Do the right thing” is the mantra we at Boathouse have lived by during these unprecedented times. This phrase represents the mindset of doing whatever needs to be done to bring about positive change in your community and the world...
This pandemic that the whole world is facing has affected all of us in some form or another. Some of us had to bid goodbye to our final season as a student-athlete as we were abruptly sent home for the whole of the spring season. Whilst some of us have to wake up everyday to a life of uncertainties like not knowing when businesses will return to regular hours and whether we will still have our jobs when all this is over. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) recently announced the postponement of the Tokyo Olympic Games, which would be a relief to some athletes, but a major disruption to others as it means putting aside yet another year of their lives for the love of their sport. Cancellations, closures, postponements, uncertainties, if you are stressed by all that is happening around you, you are not alone. Here are some tips on how you can cope with all these changes.
Mike Jensen from the Philadelphia Inquirer gets candid with Boathouse Founder and CEO, John Strotbeck, about Boathouse's new business fighting COVID-19.
Boathouse is taking steps to convert our workplace from an athletic apparel to PPE medical supplies. This will solve a number of problems including providing essential medical personnel lifesaving protective supplies, getting our employees back to work, and allowing our business to continue until this pandemic is over. Most importantly, it’s the right thing to do! We believe we are days away from a solution that may provide some immediate healthcare value and speaking with multiple contacts about how we can help them.
Being a student is rough. Being an athlete can be tough too… But a student-athlete? How could you possibly do both and stay organized? Trust us it is very possible to do both. Just read these tips to make it a little bit easier. The Boathouse team has come up with a few things that everyone can do to make their student-athlete careers run smoothly.