It's been an exciting couple of days for the W4X. We had an ok start to racing on Sunday coming second to our friends in the German quad in our heat. That race meant a trip to the Reps for us yesterday. The Reps aren't always such a bad thing--especially for a crew like ours … Continue reading Tales From the Cold Plunge
We’re All Friends Here…
We've got just one day to go until racing begins for the W4X at this year's World Championships. We are reaching the end of our taper, and as can typically be expected about this time, moods, energy levels, and appetites are completely unpredictable. For the next 24 hours it is our primary responsibility to manage … Continue reading We’re All Friends Here…
Arrived in Bled
Thankfully for everyone involved, we ended up taking a bus from Munich to Bled yesterday, and left the vans behind. The drive took us about four and a half hours, not including the 25 minute pit stop in Austria. Despite slamming a triple espresso as soon as we got on the bus, I immediately dozed … Continue reading Arrived in Bled
Gear Kit Day
Well, it's another year of Boathouse Gear for Worlds. Here are the two snazziest pieces of kit we got--what do you guys think?
Worlds? What Worlds?
I should have done myself a favor and updated my blog more regularly over the past few weeks. Because now there is just a maelstrom of god-knows-what coming at me full-force and I don't know if I can get all of it written here meaningfully and in a timely fashion before the World Championship Team … Continue reading Worlds? What Worlds?
Luzern in the Books
Not too much to write about our race today except that it wasn't good enough. The effort is there, but something is still missing. All we can do from this point is get ready for more selection and come back to Princeton hungry and motivated to make a change that will make our W4X world-class. … Continue reading Luzern in the Books