Tag: Invercargill Rowing Club

Day 5: fun on the water

Today is what we used to call ‘freeforall Friday’. It doesn’t mean binge day, it means we can have a few treats, for behaving all week. The thing is, if you deny yourself something, you just want it more.

Singles rowing – peace on the river

Today marked another first for me: first time unlocking the rowing club and first time taking myself out in a single. I mean alone, aka no one around at all.

Dunstan regatta: day 2

Today I had two races again, 4’s and doubles. Everything was very relaxed and running to schedule when I arrived. Our borrowed no4 crew member said she could only sit on a stroke side seat (in 4’s each person has only one oar, not… Continue Reading “Dunstan regatta: day 2”

Dunstan Regatta day 1

Due to an injury following the Hump a Ridge walk (just tired leg need a new knee syndrome I think, it’s ok now, I rested it for two weeks) I missed the Legion regatta last week. This was to be my third race of… Continue Reading “Dunstan Regatta day 1”

Invercargill RC sprint regatta race report

From distance racing to a sprint, this would be a complete contrast to last week, and a similar distance to the Bluff Regatta a few weeks ago.

My First Ultra!

My first Ultra distance rowing race, completed! When I was talking to my father about a ’17km race tomorrow’ he said ‘that will be a nice bike ride’. Haha, no – ROWING! Yep, it’s a long way to row when a masters race is… Continue Reading “My First Ultra!”