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: July 2013
People are making travel plans. They want to know the race schedule. I opened Microsoft Word and created a preliminary trailer packing list. The treasurer is buying extra uniforms; people are paying their membership fees; the race organizing committee announces … Continue reading
On the water rowing sessions are increasing and butt-kicking. Saturday one of my rowing pals brought up how she is looking forward to taper week. I don’t blame her, but in my mind, taper week is nothing compared to the … Continue reading
With less than a month to go, it’s hard to juggle all the boats and the training time. Rowing right now isn’t always fun or easy. The boats are doing hard 1000-meter pieces. As coach says, they are dirty, vicious, … Continue reading
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Hamburger Hands. Shredded Meat. Craters of the Moon. Rower hands. Oysters. Call them what you want, but it’s all the same. Blisters. If you row, you have blisters, and calluses, too. One week as I walked around my … Continue reading