Today was a glorious 50-degree day in New Jersey, which is highly unusual for January. I had to break out the Kahuna Big Stick land paddle and longboard and go for a skate! Unfortunately everyone else had the same idea. I was coming down the biggest hill in Saddle River County Park, ripping fast, lining up … More Durability Test for Kahuna Big Stick Land Paddle (and Paddler) !
Since they were supposed to remove the Passaic River Rowing Association docks this Sunday, I figured I’d get one last row in today as it was a beautiful 60-degree fall day in New Jersey. Unfortunately when I got there, the docks were already out! Bummer. So I went for an awesome 10-mile land paddle instead … More Land Paddling Workout Video
I had to share this funny video that was running between events on the Battle of the Paddle live feed: Danny Ching “Paddler’s Workout” Technorati Tags: danny ching,battle of the paddle,stand up paddle,SUP,riviera paddlesurf
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
Well for only the 2nd time in 26 years, I flipped my single. Shows it can happen to anyone. I was doing the Crossfit Endurance workout of 8 x 2:00 on, 2:00 off, when on the 2nd piece something underwater hooked my left blade and held it just long enough. At steady state I would … More Took a dip in the Passaic…
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!
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”