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Final training statistics
Current weight: 143
Weight goal: Maintain 150
Total meters rowed: 1,101,100k
Days on water: 133
Days on land: 78
Erg: 2:01.5/spilt, 8:06, 2k @ 148 lbs
I have attended four of the five Sarasota Invitational Regattas (I missed the first one because we were hunting for a place to live, ironically, in Sarasota) and this year’s SIR was the first one with GREAT weather. Sunshine, 70s, … Continue reading
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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
Since SIR we’ve been hitting the water with the aim of improving our leg strength. The worst workout in the past week was the 2 x 10 min erg at a damper 10 (highest resistance) at a low rate, like … Continue reading
Tomorrow is my first regatta of the season and I went out on a limb. Way, way, way far out. As I sat at my computer Wednesday night, the final entry deadline, I wavered between nothing and something. Then Alan … Continue reading
This “month of love” has been difficult. Sour times in the rowing world. Impending regattas, slating, trailer woes, personality woes, just lip-curling sour, sour, sour! It’s hard to ignore the disgruntled feeling in the boat. You’re all squished together and … Continue reading