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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We’re walking and Alan says, “I’d like to go to REI sometime soon and try on some climbing shoes.” “Well,” I say. “Cincinnati Indoor is this coming weekend. We could go and make a day of it.” So, literally, six … Continue reading
Posted in Home Tagged 2k, determination, erg, erg test, erging, pain, personal best, race, Racing, regatta, results, rowing training, triumph 2 Comments
In my second head race, the Inaugural Sarasota-Benderson Head Race, I finished somewhat as I predicted…and not as I predicted. Friday Friday dawned under thick cloud cover and a steady wind pushing from the northeast. If it hadn’t been so … Continue reading
The Half-Marathon Row
You know when you decide to do some insane task because you think it could be achievable with a little effort, and then you start doing it only to realize it was more insane than you thought? I decided to give the … Continue reading
Posted in Home, Racing, Struggles, Triumphs Tagged 15k, 1x, marathon row, race, regatta, results, rowing, sarasota, sculling, stetson regatta Leave a comment
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
Check it out: What a crazy day. First I arrived at 6:45 to a “full parking lot” although I still managed to find a place by the Casey Key Fish House. However, there was absolutely no place for … Continue reading
Posted in Racing, Triumphs Tagged 5000, head race, orlando, race, Racing, sarasota, Women's 8+ Leave a comment