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!
It’s been a rough summer here in New Jersey – a week of triple-digit heat, floods, an ?earthquake?, and now Hurricane Irene. Lots of anti-rowing things happening, so Crossfit has been my salvation. Now I am both happy and sad to report that the original Crossfit Ignite has been done in by the flooding from … More Crossfitters may be tough, but mother nature always wins…
Thanks to row2k.com for a link to this article in the Sonoma County Press-Democrat about rowing in Petaluma, California. I rowed there for about 10 years, did the original website for North Bay Rowing Club, and can testify that it really is an ideal, and often overlooked, place to row. The first thing you need … More Yes, Petaluma really is an “Eden for Rowing”
Irene is “past” although actually we are getting stronger wind gusts on the tail end than we got during the storm (50+ mph). The Passaic River is forecast to reach record flood levels, but that usually takes 2-3 days to happen. Judging from these pics we won’t be getting on the water anytime soon. … More Probably no rowing for a week or more in New Jersey
Well after being evacuated from Cape May late Thursday night due to Hurricane Irene, I spent all day battening down the hatches, and now the rain and wind is kicking in. I propose a new WOD named “Irene” for all those stuck inside for the next 24-48 hours: New WOD – "Irene": Must be done … More New Hurricane WOD – “Irene”