Welcome to my rowing diary. Here I chronicle my struggles, triumphs, and thoughts about life as an amateur masters rower.
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2019 Training Statistics
Current weight: 151
Weight goal: Get back to 150
Days on water: 8?
Days on land: Too many!
2k Erg Test: 1:55.9/spilt, 7:43.8
5k Erg Test: 20:30/ 2:03
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Monthly Archives: October 2012
Today is our last practice before the Hooch! It’s 5:31a.m. on Halloween and I’m all geared up with ear mitts and long-johns and thick, wooly socks. Our practices have been stymied by high winds due to Hurricane Sandy. … Continue reading
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My crazy two weeks
Did you ever look at something and think “I can’t do this right now?” That’s been my blog for the last two weeks. There have been days where I looked at it thought–“I need to write about this–” but … Continue reading
Posted in Racing, Struggles, Training, Triumphs Tagged hooch, regatta, registration, ring, training, wait list, Women's 8+ Leave a comment
Worst day so far
I discovered last night we were not registered at the Head of the Hooch. Today, the last day, I went on to register us. The women’s 8+ is wait-listed.
I’ve always known that I never wanted to be a Principal or Assistant Principal. Who wants to deal with that stress? Unhappy parents, teachers, students, custodians, media! All you do is make decisions where one party is pleased and … Continue reading
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Granted, we weren’t testing but working out in place of water time (poor weather,) but my 20 minute pieces sucked. Randy wanted us to work on jamming with the legs at the beginning so our power graphs looked more like … Continue reading
Check it out: What a crazy day. First I arrived at 6:45 to a “full parking lot” although I still managed to find a place by the Casey Key Fish House. However, there was absolutely no place for … Continue reading
Posted in Racing, Triumphs Tagged 5000, head race, orlando, race, Racing, sarasota, Women's 8+ Leave a comment