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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Tag Archives: Head of the Hooch
Head of the Hooch: Going Single is Mental
Once the Head of the Charles was done, nothing stood in the way of the reality that I’m about to race the Women’s Masters 1x at the Head of the Hooch. Let me be plain: I’m not going to medal. 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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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
Week 3: Listen to Your Body
Halfway there! As the countdown ticks down, two of our women’s four suffered sickness this week. Better sick now than in three weeks. The moral of this week is it’s great to push yourself and your boundaries. It’s also imperative … Continue reading
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To Yield or Not to Yield? Racing the Hooch
My favorite sight. Thank goodness for wigs, because this year’s Head of the Hooch was beyond frigid. After a sleepless night on a charter bus, my juniors’ team arrived to quickly declining weather. Clouds and winds rolled in as I finished … Continue reading
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The Hooch just got real
The rowing stars align Our entry for the Head of the Hooch in Tennessee was touch-and-go. First wait-listed, then accepted with a “ghost” entry as we knocked our heads against our oars thinking of who could be our number four. Do we … Continue reading