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: June 2013
Life Lessons Learned from Rowing
1) You are responsible for your actions My first rowing coach often quipped, “Now, everyone up and into your stateroom.” The way he spoke about getting situated and taking care of business in your “stateroom” made rowing sound like a … Continue reading
“Boys in the Boat” Review
Trolling Amazon Kindle led me to discover this new rowing book: Curious, I downloaded and read in two days. The author traces the journey of the seventh seat, Joe Rantz, from a young boy to his Olympic glory. Brown has … Continue reading
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Sunshine State Games
It’s summer in Florida and that means unpredictable weather season has begun again! After several years of summer drought, storms and winds plagued practice in the ten days or so leading up to Sunshine State Games. I’d planned to … Continue reading
Happy Learn-to-Row Day!
Today is National Learn-to-Row Day! Hopefully many more people will have a chance to try out this growing sport and get hooked. USRowing posed the question, “where did you learn to row?” Since I’m young, I often get asked, “Where … Continue reading
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