I follow and respect Laird Hamilton, not only because he is a stand-up paddling pioneer, but also because he’s a guy around my age who looks great, is at the top of his game, and clearly puts his family first. I like his recent post about nutrition – it’s less than one page long, summarizes … More Sage Advice from Laird Hamilton–With a Dose of Reality
Today my project is rebuilding all the storage in my garage. How boring. So while eating an awesome “accidentally paleo” lunch of ground turkey, onions, and collard greens from my Purple Dragon CSA box, I took a look at the Battle of the Paddle, which I guess is like the Head of the Charles of … More Check out the Battle of the Paddle
So I just finished reading "The Wave" by Susan Casey. A must for any SUP enthusiast. At a minimum read the chapter entitled "Egypt." My heart is still pounding! Technorati Tags: laird hamilton,rogue wave,stand-up paddling,SUP,susan casey,the wave Posted from WordPress for Windows Phone
Facebook’s new “recommended pages” algorithm gets pretty interesting as it tries to figure out what I might “like.” I clicked through the whole list to see what it would come up with. Vibram FiveFingers. Check. Various surfing pages. Check. Blame Laird. Various Microsoft-related pages. Check. Nothing related to rowing. Really? Nothing else related to Crossfit. … More So what does Facebook suggest “I might like” as a rower and Crossfitter?
In the past, I have followed a traditional “carbo-loading” type approach to diet – high carbs, very low fat, getting a lot of my protein from milk and beans vs. meat. I viewed bagels, pasta, and pancakes as good things. This seemed to work with me as long as I was rowing 100 miles a … More How a higher-fat diet made me healthier