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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The last of the great fall regattas has come and gone. Ridiculous current made for some fast times and some crazy competition. Continue reading
I hoped for a better end to my Head of the Charles journey, but the goal was experience. That we nailed 100%. Continue reading
I realized about four minutes into the piece that this was it. My final erg session before the big day. Wow. It snuck up on me. Continue reading
I’m going to the Head of the Charles! All this hard work will serve its intended purpose! Continue reading
I’m not super-superstitious in general, but as rowers we have our routines. Our lucky charms. I woke up with a good feeling. All morning Caelan told me I, “had a ladybug on my back.” Then our rented quad had a cricket in it.
A reporter recently interviewed me about rowing. I prepared by researching the growth of Master’s Rowing in the U.S. Shocking fact: the “A” age group is the most populated. Seriously? There are more “A’s” than anything else? Continue reading