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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Head of the Hooch 2021
This post is three weeks late because I had to be in the right head space to write.
The week before planned departure for the Head of the Hooch, my Grandma took a turn. I wasn’t sure I would be racing. Continue reading
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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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Preparing for Masters Nationals
In the days leading up to Wednesday, there are tons of details to take care of. Today, we addressed the boats. As one club rower put it today, “Boats are the worst part of rowing. They are a hassle! And … Continue reading
Rowing Gains and Losses
Eleven days until the end of my journey begins. Here lies one year’s worth of work. When I began my rowing blog, about a month into training, I took some measurements: July 29, 2012 Age: 28 Weight: 155 Waist: 30 … 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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