#48 Bruce Smith: How He Built the Peloton of Rowing
To The Top: Inspirational Career Advice
Bruce Smith is the CEO and founder of Hydrow which is like the Peloton of rowing. It's designed as a connected fitness device that has classes in a live outdoor reality setting. Bruce was also an elite rowing coach. He won the Head of the Charles, coached the US Lightweight Eight to a Bronze medal at the 2015 World Rowing Championships and was the former Executive Director of Community Rowing in Boston. In this episode we discuss: How his team was able to bring the product to market in half the time Why it was important to nail the live outdoor reality aspect of Hydrow The values Bruce looks for in a hire Why rowing has some of the best benefits of any other alternative for fitness, and more.. Check out Hydrow at www.hydrow.com ----- This episode is brought to you by AquaLiv, in my opinion the best water filter system that is the best tasting water that is also healthy and alkaline. You can learn more about AquaLiv here. ----- Receive news about the latest interviews by signing up for my newsletter here: www.omaid.me
FTGOTG S2, E3 | During their time together in Buffalo, Bruce Smith and Ted Cottrell developed a bond that would ultimately lead Bruce to the Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. This interview offers some unique insights into their relationship and how the game of football provides opportunities for such growth...even at the professional level.Coming out of Virginia Tech, Bruce Smith entered the NFL as the number one overall pick in 1985, so there was immediate pressure to perform! His early days in Buffalo weren't always smooth, but the calming presence and mentorship provided by his coach (Ted Cottrell) helped Bruce Smith thrive and become the dominant force on the Bills defense.Their relationship demonstrates how trust and confidence can turn a love for the game into true passion. It also proves that while superior talent is important, the value of trusted communication and team culture cannot be understated. In the end, their mutual love and respect led Bruce to invite Ted to introduce and present him at his NFL Hall of Fame induction in Canton.Intro music "Next Level" used under license by Composer Rujay Torres.
Interview with Virginia Tech legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer Bruce Smith
In a brand new bonus episode of the Hokie Hangover Podcast, we sit down with Virginia Tech legend, College Football Hall of Famer and Pro Football Hall of Famer Bruce Smith. The Virginia Tech Hokies football legend dives into his high school career, his time at Virginia Tech, input on alumni relations with former players, and more. As always, we're presented by Main Street Pharmacy in Downtown Blacksburg.
OBL 1/22: Tasker's Teammate with Bruce Smith, Greg Cosell analyzes Bills-Chiefs, Lorenzo Alexander's Lo-Down, Team Reporters with Cynthia Frelund
One Bills Live
This week's edition of Tasker's Teammate gave us a chance to catch up with former Bills Hall of Fame DE Bruce Smith. The NFL's all-time sack leader discussed the best approach to defending Patrick Mahomes and the Bills last AFC Championship game against the Chiefs in 1994 (26:00). NFL Films senior producer/ESPN NFL Matchup host Greg Cosell analyzed the Bills-Chiefs matchup in his weekly segment (1:06:30). Former Bills LB Lorenzo Alexander shared his Lo-Down for Sunday (1:37:18). Bills reporter Maddy Glab caught up with NFL Network analytics expert Cynthia Frelund for a preview (1:57:10).
Did you know that rowing works 86% of your muscles? It provides a full-body workout that puts less stress on your joints, yet it’s been an under-rated exercise in terms of popularity. Maybe that’s because of accessibility, as rowing on the water is not as easy to pull off as it is to run and cycle outside and let’s face it, the old style rowing machines in gyms were never really that appealing.Technology has caught up with the needs of consumers where you can have a fully immersive and instructor led experience right in your own home and let’s not ignore how the pandemic has really turned the fitness industry upside down.Well, now rowing is having its moment and Hydrow is leading the charge. Hydrow is the company behind the beautifully designed Live Outdoor Reality rower. In addition, they are a content company that provides classes with world-class athletes which are streamlined live on the water and they are building a massive library of classes..It’s not a coincidence that Bruce founded Hydrow. As you’ll learn from our conversation, he has been involved in the sport of rowing for many, many years as a rower, coach, and entrepreneur. In this episode of our podcast, we cover:* How competition within an industry can help pick each other up.* Bruce’s background growing up including how he got involved in rowing and his career in the sport.* A deep dive into Hydrow in terms of creating their product, producing content, scaling the company, and more.* How they were able to land comedian and actor, Kevin Hart, as a Creative Director and investor in the company.* Advice for founders on building out their initial core team.* A look into the future of the fitness industry.* And so much more.If you like the show, please remember to subscribe and review us on iTunes, Soundcloud, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.
S3 E4 - The Redemption of Family - Bruce Smith & Justin Hoeppner
The Sacred Space Podcast
In this episode Gina welcomes back Bruce Smith & Just in Hoeppner to have a conversation about the redefinition, redemption and restoration of family. We were made for relationship, first with God and then others, but all of those relationship become fractured, broken and distorted in this fallen world. Bruce and Justin share candidly how God brings about healing when we allow ourselves to be vulnerable with God and each other. Other episodes with Justin S1 E5 - Performance vs Presence, S2 E5 The Transformation of Pain Other episodes with Bruce - S1 E12 How Does God Define Success? CONNECT with Gina DONATE NOW to help support the Production of The Sacred Space Podcast
031 - Bruce Smith | Director HMI-Atlantic, Radio Game Broadcaster
Mindset Moments Podcast
My guest to the program is my long-time friend, Dr. Bruce Smith, the Radio Broadcast voice for the hockey games of the St John's Sea Dogs in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. He was the former, radio color commentator for the AHL - St John's Flames; he also dressed as a goaltender for an AHL game and will share his story about that adventure in this interview. Bruce is also the Director of Hockey Ministries International, Atlantic Division, and serves as the Chaplin for the Sea Dogs team and the QMJHL. Enjoy the podcast, Thanks for tuning in...!
Episode 346 - NFL History : Monster Month - Bruce Smith
The 2-Pt Conversation
Love the NFL? Like to listen to a good conversation? Tune in to superfan and host, Matt Johnson, alongside his team of Kyle Ranney, Jack Talebkhah, Ed Jessie, Vince Mease, and Andrew Lenz and their takes on the NFL in his football talk podcast, “The 2-pt Conversation” , featuring daily content Monday through Friday. Matt and Andrew carry on with their October themed Monster Month! This week’s subject is the 90’s Buffalo Bills great, Bruce Smith. One of the most ferocious defensive players in the history of the NFL, Smith has certainly earned his place amongst the All - Time Greats on the gridiron! Find us on the web and social media: BICBP-RADIO.com Instagram The 2-Pt Conversation @The_2-pt_Conversation
Bruce Smith is the CEO and Founder of Hydrow. His company and its flagship product the Live Outdoor Reality Rower are quickly becoming a mainstay in a market long-dominated by Concept 2. As Executive Director of Community Rowing, Bruce led the nation's largest rowing organization in realizing its mission of rowing for all. He helped drive the fundraising campaign for and construction of the Harry Parker Boathouse, oversaw the creation of the Institute for Rowing Leadership, and launched numerous inclusion initiatives including the very successful Let's Row Boston. BUY A HYDROW and SUPPORT ROWING RESOURCE BY USING THIS LINK WHEN YOU DO! https://mbsy.co/378vHB Show Notes 00:00:00 Introduction 00:02:24 The Key Consideration for Building Successful Programs 00:06:40 Finding Coaches with the Right Mindset 00:12:47 Innovative Frontiers for Training Methodology 00:18:42 Managing the Parent/Coach Relationship 00:23:38 Challenges to Inclusion in the Sport 00:30:00 Appreciating the Diversity of the Rowing Population 00:35:36 Indoor Rowing as the Vanguard for Our Sport 00:39:50 The Key Benchmark for Success in Rowing Clubs 00:44:57 Marketing and Public Relations in the Sport 00:49:48 What is Needed to Change the USRowing Paradigm
Bruce Smith was a dominant defensive end in the NFL. Bruce was the first overall draft pick in the 1985 NFL Draft selected by the Buffalo Bills. During his 19 season run in the league, he played for the Buffalo Bills (1985-1999) and the Washington Redskins (2000-2003). His size, strength, and speed established him as one of the most robust defensive players the league has ever seen. Bruce Smith is the NFL's all-time career sack leader with 200 sacks.Bruce shares about his first love of basketball and how he honed his talent from the court to be a beast on the football field. Through the turn of events, he found himself excelling in football and going on to play at Virginia Tech.On the mic we discuss:his experience with being bullied in schoolthe source of his energy on the fieldwhy he chose Virginia Techhis greatest opponenthis trip to Israel with Robert Kraftwhy he enjoys golfing with Marcus Allen and Richard Dent... and much more!I am excited to share my insightful conversation with Bruce Smith. Sit back, relax, and get your pens ready because this is Write it Down!Connect with us on social media!@widpodhttps://www.instagram.com/widpod/?hl=enhttps://twitter.com/widpod_https://www.facebook.com/widpod/