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
This Saturday June 6 is National Learn to Row day at rowing clubs across the country. If you are interested in trying on-water rowing, this is your chance to do so in a safe introductory environment. Locally in northern New Jersey, Nereid Boat Club is hosting a program, and provided a description as follows: Rutherford, … More Try On-Water Rowing at National Learn to Row Day
For any readers in the NY/NJ area who want to come see what live rowing is like, there is a collegiate regatta (2,000 meters) on Saturday April 5 at Overpeck County Park, which is just over the George Washington Bridge from NYC. Dartmouth, Columbia, MIT, Holy Cross, and Navy will be racing in eights throughout … More Come See Live Rowing Saturday April 5 at Overpeck Lake, NJ
First pictures from the Passaic River Rowing Association boathouse thanks to a brave soul who went down there today. The water height set a new record and the river played around with an 1100-lb. dock gangway like a toy, but on first inspection no major damage except to the high school rowing shed. My boat … More Hurricane Sandy Boathouse Damage
It’s an early spring, which means I’ve been back on the water before St. Patrick’s Day for the first time since 2006. So the big question was “what did I learn this winter and how fit am I?” It’s an interesting question since I used the Concept2 much less than usual during the winter due … More Time for the Spring Shakedown Cruise
Today was a glorious 50-degree day in New Jersey, which is highly unusual for January. I had to break out the Kahuna Big Stick land paddle and longboard and go for a skate! Unfortunately everyone else had the same idea. I was coming down the biggest hill in Saddle River County Park, ripping fast, lining up … More Durability Test for Kahuna Big Stick Land Paddle (and Paddler) !
This evening the sun came out for the first time in what seems like a year in New Jersey. We still can’t row (haven’t been on the water in 3 weeks), but I had to get outside to avoid going crazy. The water had receded enough that I decided to try out my new Kahuna … More Land Paddling with the Kahuna Big Stick is amazing fun!