Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Number one boat in the March CTC


Five Empty the Tanks team mates have rowed the 4000 metre Swedish Flat-pack interval challenge with 3 x 2 minute rests.
OK, so there is ONLY one boat in the points leader board - it doesn't matter, we are still number one!

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1 pt
Empty the Tanks I 14:55.0
Mark Bower (H) 13:39.1
Richard Young (H) 14:06.6
David Junta (H) 14:11.7
Mick LeTourneaux (L) 14:49.9
Caroline Joynson (F) 17:48.0

8 comments:

  1. Well done Caroline! We should get a point for floating first...

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  2. I think i can do a better row later in the challenge, but I'm not confident we will still be in the top spot then. Some of the heavyweight girls go very fast indeed. I didn't really go as fast as my 2k pace (my excuse is I did my row after a long hard day at work).
    Next attempt I will do a longer warm up - only did 10 minutes this time around.

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  3. I was hoping we'd get up there first. Enjoying it while we can. Hoping to improve a bit myself.

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  4. Okay, trying 1900-100-100-1900 didn't work too well. Everything was okay until the last 1900 when Ric and I both fell apart (altho I did beat Tuesdays time by 6s). It being day 3 of our March Madness 10kms probably doesn't help either! I might revert back to 2000-1000-500-500 on Monday!

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  5. Nice work Mark. I noticed that today we have slipped down to second place. Sub 7 are in the number one slot, but there is only 0.4 seconds in it. Can anybody beat their time from yesterday so we can regain pole position?

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  6. I've just been looking at the March Madness boards and Karen V has put in 3 days, but I've never seen her post in the CTC? Does everyone know about it? Ric and I are rowing CTC times, then making up the difference to 10k (or 5k for those doing that challenge). There are 17 people listed for ETT for MM and only 5 in CTC! Come on CJ, crack that whip!

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  7. It's a fine line between encouragement and nagging. I always do a shout out for the girls to get involved in the CTC on the blog and team e-mails, I'm not sure what I can do to inspire them to get competing. Any ideas boys?

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  8. Maybe a blanket email to ETT?? In case they don't always check here frequently??

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