"Alright, let's get this thing over with!" --me, to lanes 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 as we were pulling on to the course yesterday night. NSR 1 came and went in a big hurry this year, with all of the racing packed in to just two short days. Maybe for naught? As today's forecasted … Continue reading NSR 1: It’s Over!
Rain, rain, and more rain was the theme of the day. With the first headwind of the weekend, racing conditions were less favorable for day three of racing, but fair and acceptably calm nonetheless. Racing was mysteriously delayed (all four of them), the rumor being that one of the M1X A finalists had launched late, … Continue reading 2010 NSR 1, Day 3
It's been a long day already, and it's only 2:30 p.m. I left the 4401 this morning around 5:30 a.m. to be at Mercer for my 7:30 semifinal, and have been home for just about 30 minutes gorging myself on all forms of carbohydrates to recover from my long morning of racing and basking in … Continue reading 2010 NSR I, Day 2
Ugh I'm up way too early... heading out to Mercer in just a few minutes to hit my time trial for the W1X event. It's been a really rough winter this year with all my physical and emotional maladies, so this regatta is going to be a very important starting grounds for me to re-establish … Continue reading 2010 NSR I