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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2021 Hoover Fall Classic
The tour of Midwest regattas continues with the Hoover Fall Classic in Westerville. Just one event this time, the Women’s Masters 2x. Continue reading
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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 Head of the Ohio
My first Head of the Ohio experience is a blast. Just four of attended, rowing a women’s 2x, men’s 2x, and then a mixed 4x. No shafts were harmed while rowing for gold. Continue reading
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Head of the Hooch 2019: Mission Accomplished or Unfinished Business?
The last of the great fall regattas has come and gone. Ridiculous current made for some fast times and some crazy competition. Continue reading
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
Florida Master’s Regatta
I blink and it’s Thursday, five days after racing. Just as quickly as the days have passed, so did racing at Florida Master’s Regatta. Florida Master’s A few distinct moments stick out in my memory of the Women’s 8+. … Continue reading
Blown away at Sarasota Invitational
Sarasota Invitational has come and gone, and that means I finally have a little bit of free time back. The two weeks leading up to SIR flew by. Each morning began with a workout, followed by eight hours teaching, and … Continue reading
A deliciously difficult number one
The night before, I didn’t sleep–partially because of the idiots blaring America’s Funniest Home Videos next door, but also because I couldn’t calm down. The Novice 1x weighed heavily on my mind. I made it to the park in the … Continue reading