About WaterRower Widely regarded as the most realistic simulator of on-water rowing, WaterRower has been dedicated to creating rowing machines of exceptional quality and design for over 30 years. Offering a low impact, full body the workout, the WaterRower is acclaimed not only for its exercise benefits, but also as an outstanding design innovation. Hand-built in the USA; all timber used in the manufacture of wooden WaterRower rowing machines is sourced from sustainably managed hardwood forests in the Appalachian Mountains. Introducing NOHrD The WaterRower is acclaimed not only for its exercise benefits, but also as an outstanding design innovation NOHrD is the brain child of Dominik Kuprecht, the founder and Managing Director of WaterRower Germany. Named after the town of Nohrdhorn in which WaterRower Germany is based, Herr Kuprecht created the brand to meet growing demand from WaterRower customers for fitness equipment with the same space saving, functional design as their much-loved rowing machines. All products in NOHrD range are manufactured to exacting standard in Germany. As with the WaterRower, all timber used is sourced from sustainably managed hardwood forests.