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Ergatta Accomplished

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

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Where Did These Rowing Workout Numbers Come From?

I didn’t have any big expectations. I thought I’d row by feel. If the wrist acted up, I’d back off and do something else. At 10:30 to go I glance down at my iPhone. I see the meters. I double take. Continue reading

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Sunday at Master’s Nationals

Another before sunrise alarm woke me up in time to prep my gear for the final day of competition at Nationals and to shovel down oatmeal and bananas. I dressed in my cleaned uniform and signature red hat for the … Continue reading

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Thursday at Nationals

Wow!  What a day! The alarm blasted off at 5:15 a.m.  I move like a snail in the mornings, no matter what, even on such a day as the first day of US Rowing Master’s Nationals Championships.  Brushing my teeth, … Continue reading

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Sunshine State Games

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

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Florida Master’s Regatta

I blink and it’s Thursday, five days after racing.   Just as quickly as the days have passed, so did racing at Florida Master’s Regatta. Florida Master’s A few distinct moments stick out in my memory of the Women’s 8+. … Continue reading

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Blown away at Sarasota Invitational

Sarasota Invitational has come and gone, and that means I finally have a little bit of free time back.  The two weeks leading up to SIR flew by. Each morning began with a workout, followed by eight hours teaching, and … Continue reading

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