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: November 2012
The next phase of training officially began for me this week, with Turkey Day well-digested. I’m excited about where I will be physically in February. In true educator form, I have created an acronym for this phase: 2R-EW. Run, … Continue reading
Legs on fire
I think a 2k test is more challenging and difficult than the Hooch! The past few months have held many “firsts” and now I’ve just completed my first 2000-meter erg test. At the end of racing the W8+ in … Continue reading
Making the switch
The Hooch is two weeks gone, although it seems ages ago. It still stinks that we didn’t do as well as we could have. I did the math and converted the whole field’s raw times. We still came in 7th … Continue reading
Mini Hooch update
Today was like being shown a delicious plate of warm, soft cookies only to have it snatched away. We rowed well. By the end my legs were on fire and my head exploding from my rapid heart rate shoving oxygen … Continue reading
Where’s the fire?
Wow. What a long day. 5:15 a.m. my alarm went off in my cozy Amish house in Sarasota and now it’s 8:30 in Chattanooga the eve before my first Hooch. The flight to Atlanta went smoothly and I sat next … Continue reading