Saturday June 4 is national learn to row day – many rowing clubs are offering free open houses at which you can try on-water rowing in a safe and supervised environment. You can look up a club near you that is hosting an event here: Click to see In North Jersey, I’d recommend the following: … More National Learn to Row Day June 4–Try on-water rowing!
Today I logged the last workouts for Row’d Royalty 2016 after also doing a 2K race over the weekend. I’m glad the indoor rowing competitions are over for me for 2016 and I can concentrate on core training and CrossFit for the next 45 days or so. Looks like I finished 14th out of 139 … More Row’d Royalty Wrapped Up for 2016
Well it finally happened! A CrossFitter sits atop the world record pyramid for C2 indoor rowing. Congrats to Sam Briggs for breaking the lightweight womens’ record in 1:33.4! I sometimes wonder why we don’t see more CrossFitters duking it out for the short-distance records. I would expect to see a lot more of this as … More Sam Briggs Breaks 500m C2 Record
For CrossFitters and rowers in the NY/NJ/CT metro area, there is a great indoor rowing event on January 30 sponsored by Don Bosco Prep. The location is easy, it is well-run and on-time, and last year it was one of the top 5 indoor regattas in the US based on attendance. CrossFit boxes are especially … More Ironmen Erg Classic Jan. 30
Sign up for this – don’t miss it. You can register under a rowing club or a CrossFit box affiliation. This year they are raffling off a C2 rower each week. This is run a little like the CrossFit Open competition, but with some challenging rowing workouts. See you there! http://rowdroyalty.com/
Overpeck, sunset, 65 degrees on the day after Thanksgiving. What a finale to be thankful for, among other things!
The Head of the Charles 2015 live webcast is located at http://www.hocr.org/the-regatta/live-webcast/ You can watch live or select an event number to view after the fact. My race is the Senior Master 4+, Saturday 10:44 AM, bow #4, Ever Green Boat Club, bow seat.