...is in the books. Just as predicted: a tough weekend. But overall, some really great racing from the group. The erg on Saturday was mentally the more difficult of the two events for me. But I ended up putting together a piece I could be happy with--for now--and I was happy to hear a lot … Continue reading 2011 Fall Speed Order
The time has arrived for selection to begin for the 2012 Olympic Team. This weekend is the East Coast Fall Speed Order in Princeton, and we start the 48 hours of fun with a 6k erg at 1:15pm tomorrow afternoon. On Sunday we hit the water for a 4.25k head race in small boats. I … Continue reading Selection Starts Tomorrow
a sound I've been trying to hush to the back of my mind over the past few weeks... the inevitibility of time quickly slipping away as we move full on into training for the Olympic Year. Earlier this week a few of us at the boathouse were remarking incredulously to one another that it was … Continue reading Tick Tock
I can't believe I forgot!! You can get yours by swinging by the Sew Sporty tent. If you can find me on Saturday, I'll even sign it! Limited quantities available... See everyone in Boston on Saturday! POWER AND GRACE INFO: The first calendars have arrived and will be coming with us up to Boston! We … Continue reading Just for HOCR…
Voting is now open: 2011 USRowing Fan's Choice Awards I am a finalist for National Team Rower of the year, and I've got some steep competition. I need your help! Vote now and encourage others to vote--from now until October 28. I have always been able to count on readers in the rowing community for … Continue reading Time to VOTE!
Finally! After several unsuccessful seasons of struggling with 4th and 5th place finishes in sculling events, this year's USA W4X executed a great race in the Final yesterday and came out with a silver medal just 1.53 seconds behind a strong German crew. The race was just awesome. Again we threw down a stronger first … Continue reading 2011 Worlds Silver