If you follow my Twitter feed you’ve probably been seeing a lot of tweets about the Alumni Sprints. This was a first-of-its-kind rowing regatta organized by a Dartmouth classmate of mine, Syd Williams, with the help of a bunch of other alums who row for Ever Green Boat Club, the Dartmouth Alumni rowing organization. The … More How CrossFit Helped Me Win at Alumni Sprints
I am making a fresh start on multiple fronts this week in rowing, which marks the biggest change for me in the sport in over 10 years. It’s a little scary but also a great opportunity: 1. I have a completely new “rig” since my boat disaster of a few weeks ago. I picked up … More New Beginnings in Rowing
Rowers, Ever Green Boat Club is organizing a new type of regatta, the Alumni Sprints, to be held on the old collegiate racecourse in Greenwich, Connecticut on April 27. This race allows college alumni/ae, regardless of current affiliation, to race a 1000m sprint under their college alumni banner, similar to how the Alumni Eights works … More New Alumni Sprints Regatta in Greenwich April 27
Another amazing (and scary) story on Row2K about a current Dartmouth lightweight rower who survived cancer in high school and bounced back to row for one of the top lightweight squads in the country. Best of luck to Ryan and the team for the 2013 season, and I hope to get to see you race. … More Row2K Feature on Dartmouth Rower and Cancer Survivor Ryan Archer
Thanks to Mike S., one of my Ever Green Boat Club rower friends, for suggesting a killer workout. I stupidly modified it a little to make it even more “hardcore” and rowing-specific. He names it “Twilight of the Quads.” When I say “rowing-specific,” I mean a WOD that focuses on leg power and endurance, as … More Twilight of the Quads–Killer CrossFit Rowing WOD
Passing along a dispatch from the Friends of Dartmouth Rowing (my alma mater): Over the past several weeks, three Dartmouth rowers have pursued their dreams with the Dartmouth Aires as they compete on the NBC show The Sing-Off. Heavyweight alum Justin Lerman ’10, current heavyweight Michael Odokara-Okigbo ’12, and current lightweight Henry Luerhman ’12 have … More Dartmouth Rowers in finals of “The Sing-Off”–Please vote for them!
Off to Boston for the Head of the Charles tomorrow! For anyone interested, the live webcam from Cambridge Boat Club is at this link: Webcam. This is a great webcam location because it’s right before the Eliot Bridge where all the crashes happen! I will be racing in the Men’s Masters Eights at 2:41 PM, … More Head of the Charles Live Webcam Info