Here’s a couple of videos of Alumni Cup racing at Overpeck on April 5, 2014. These were the earlier races before the wind kicked in and racing was canceled due to crosswind/whitecaps. Too bad as before the rain yesterday the water was great all week. Dartmouth vs. Columbia Varsity Eights: Dartmouth vs. Columbia JV Eights: … More Video of Racing at Overpeck April 5, 2014
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
I was optimistic today – trying to make spring come by sheer force of will. After all it was 67 degrees! I went to Overpeck and rigged my boat. I am ready as soon as the ice breaks. Ice? At Overpeck? Has that ever happened? Nobody can remember it ever having frozen over before. Well, … More Ice Ice Baby–When Will It End?
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