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, the time has come to change my rowing club affiliation to Passaic River Rowing Association. I rowed with a buddy at PRRA last fall when I won Masters Nationals in the double sculls, and I feel that the club will align better with my competitive goals while allowing me more flexibility to integrate Crossfit … More Changing my rowing club affiliation to Passaic River Rowing Association
Here’s why: It’s day 5 after the storm last weekend, and the Passaic River is still flooded and too swift to risk small boats, so I’ve been hitting the Crossfit box hard this week and finding myself sore and with cabin fever! Here’s a video from the Nereid Boat Club docks in the evening. The … More It’s 70 degrees in New Jersey, why are we still rowing indoors?
Our fellow boathouse, the Passaic River Rowing Association, will be hosting a 2000-meter Concept2 ergometer race this Saturday, March 6, 2010. This is a great opportunity for New York / New Jersey Crossfitters to test their mettle against some competitive rowers. There is a novice category, and this tends to be a pretty relaxed atmosphere. … More Passaic River Concept2 race March 6
Well we finally got the word that the crew would be putting our docks back in at Nereid Boat Club as the Passaic River ice is gone and we are expecting warmer temperatures. At this point after 90 days of indoor rowing, I was relishing any opportunity to workout on the water. As part of … More The docks are in on the Passaic (and it was a great stand-up paddling workout, too!)