Welcome to my rowing diary. Here I chronicle my struggles, triumphs, and thoughts about life as an amateur masters rower.
Thank you for being part of the journey.
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: August 2021
2021 Masters Nationals-Day 4
I wrap up Master’s Nationals with 3 medals, two golds and a bronze, plus one 5th place in the final. Continue reading
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2021 Masters Nationals-Day 3
ally something clicks. Maybe it’s our coxswain calling about gaining seats and trying to catch a boat. Maybe it’s knowing the end is coming. Continue reading
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2021 Masters Nationals-Day 2
Today’s only race was the Women’s Open A 2x. I actually felt nervous about this one. Not sure why. Each time we row it gets better, but I think knowing many of these women are super fast and that only two advance to final added some pressure. Continue reading
2021 Masters Nationals-Day 1
The surge to the line is incredible. This is kind of race we live for. Four boats, four fast boats, making calls, trying to get the oars in the water at the exact right time. Continue reading
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Midwest Summer Sprints
I’m looking right, see the line of white buoys. I know the end is near. Keep going. No horn. I look left towards the shore and I can see caution tape around tents. Usually they do this to the finish line tent so idiots don’t stand in front of the timing equipment. But we pass it, so now I’m wondering, where is the crap is this finish line and the horn? Continue reading
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