Ski and Tea

Sep 22, 2011

During training camp at Telemark Lodge in Cable, Wisconsin, I had a great opportunity to meet a handful of wonderful women. The group “Ski and Tea” came for a ski walking clinic lead by the CXC Women’s Team. We did some mobility drills, ski walking intervals up Telemark Mountain, and yoga. As part of the group tradition, they gather afterwards for tea, coffee and biscuits. Continue Reading ›

Waking up to Reebok/CrossFit

Sep 19, 2011
Travel is already difficult enough with plenty of drinking, lots of eating, and little sleep, so during my last trip to Seoul, Korea, I added a little extra, CrossFit at 6:30 a.m.! The time didn’t matter, since there is this thing called jetlag, so why not join a Reebok CrossFit class after three hours of sleep? Continue Reading ›

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Creature of Habit

Sep 12, 2011

Last week, I raced at the 2011 World Rowing Championships in Bled in Canada’s women’s 8+. It seems like it was ages ago, but I had an experience which is of relevance to this blog and is hopefully useful to all rowers. On one of the competition days, I was struck by how much I am a creature of habit. Faced with any racing scenario, I inevitably like to keep to a routine that I have tried and tested (as I have mentioned in a previous entry). Continue Reading ›

Model D vs. Dynamic: 2k Tests with Peter Dreissigacker

Sep 01, 2011

I am looking ahead to the indoor training season and realize that more people will be training on our newest indoor rower, the Dynamic erg, this winter. Comparing scores between the Model D and the Dynamic erg is the subject of speculation. The flywheel and monitor components are identical on the Model D and Dynamic, but the athlete may row differently on each. The results experienced may be unexpected. Continue Reading ›

Post-Irene: Safe in Morrisville

Aug 30, 2011

Thank you for all the well wishes and inquiries in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene. Here in Morrisville, Vermont, we missed the worst of the storm and flooding. Concept2 offices and employees are safe, despite severe damage to surrounding communities. Our offices are open and business is as usual. Continue Reading ›

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