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Our guest today is Bruce Smith, CEO and Founder of Hydrow. Hydrow is a connected home rowing machine that offers live and pre-recorded fitness content on demand, where the instructors are outside rowing on the water. This was a special episode for me. I first tried the Hydrow at a hotel gym when I was in San Diego and I loved the experience. A week later, Hydrow’s team happened to reach out asking if I’d interview Bruce.
Why the world needed a rower connected-fitness product
Prototyping & finding the right manufacturer
Why it was important to have the instructors on the water rowing
The ratio between treadmills, bikes and rowers at gyms
How he met Kevin Hart & became Creative Director
The current headwinds in connected fitness & much more
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