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: 154
Weight goal: Get back to 150
Days on water: 1
Days on land: Too many!
2k Erg Test: 1:55.9/spilt, 7:43.8
5k Erg Test: 20:40/ 2:04
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The first head race of our season is this weekend. At this crucial milestone, I have to admit feeling behind in my rowing training. The Hooch is looming, and while my boat is wait listed and still lacking a confirmed … Continue reading
The Hooch is two weeks gone, although it seems ages ago. It still stinks that we didn’t do as well as we could have. I did the math and converted the whole field’s raw times. We still came in 7th … Continue reading
Today was like being shown a delicious plate of warm, soft cookies only to have it snatched away. We rowed well. By the end my legs were on fire and my head exploding from my rapid heart rate shoving oxygen … Continue reading
Wow. What a long day. 5:15 a.m. my alarm went off in my cozy Amish house in Sarasota and now it’s 8:30 in Chattanooga the eve before my first Hooch. The flight to Atlanta went smoothly and I sat next … Continue reading
Did you ever look at something and think “I can’t do this right now?” That’s been my blog for the last two weeks. There have been days where I looked at it thought–“I need to write about this–” but … Continue reading
I discovered last night we were not registered at the Head of the Hooch. Today, the last day, I went on to register us. The women’s 8+ is wait-listed.