"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!
Special. That's a word for today. Despite all the chatter about the weather, my racing schedule was only slightly affected--positively, in fact, as I ended up racing my night time heat about 30 minutes earlier than the original time. Speed order events, however, were not so lucky (M2-, M2X, LM1X, LW1X, LM2-) and their racing … Continue reading NSR 1: Day one completed!
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
Surprise! Don't you just love surprises? I know I do. Especially surprises like "you're doing a 2k time trial in your single tomorrow, and then a side-by-side 2k on Saturday". It's like Christmas has come early! Or that the NSR has come early. So, after having taken some time off over the past few weeks … Continue reading And We’re Off….