During the author's four-hour row in hot weather, the NewGrip pads prevented the hot spots that would have caused blisters.Dale McKinnon

During the author's four-hour row in hot weather, the NewGrip pads prevented the hot spots that would have caused blisters.

Blisters are a rower’s nemesis, and any way to prevent them or reduce their severity and frequency would be welcomed. Lots of rowers try gloves, but seams and creases in the material, and sweat and heat generally make blisters worse. Tape is another option, but it takes time to apply and lasts only for the day.
The Pro Model is equipped with wrist straps that attach to a Velcro patch sewn on the neoprene pad.SBM

The Pro Model is equipped with wrist straps that attach to Velcro patches sewn on the neoprene pads.

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