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Make Way for the Novice Coxswain!

The first Head Race of the Season has passed. I vowed not to race and I did not, despite all the flack I’ve received from fellow rowers. With only three weeks to gear up for a 5k, I did not … Continue reading

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Master’s Nationals Training Pictures

With less than a month to go, it’s hard to juggle all the boats and the training time.  Rowing right now isn’t always fun or easy.  The boats are doing hard 1000-meter pieces.  As coach says, they are dirty, vicious, … Continue reading

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Rowing Blisters

Hamburger Hands.  Shredded Meat.   Craters of the Moon.  Rower hands. Oysters. Call them what you want, but it’s all the same.   Blisters.  If you row, you have blisters, and calluses, too. One week as I walked around my … Continue reading

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Faster, stronger, longer

It’s summer, which means our Florida weather is unstable again.  Already we’ve faced a Tropical Storm and the last several days been full of high winds and puffy storms floating in off the gulf.  After two years of bone-dry, burning … Continue reading

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