Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Four boats in May CTC and a new team mate

Empty the Tanks has four boats in the Cross Team Challenge points ranking for the first ever time since June 2009 - pretty impressive stuff.

Our new team mate, Neil M helped us achieve this historic event by rowing the 1k challenge and joined boat four in the rankings. Thanks Neil and welcome to the team.

We have a very good chance of getting boat five filled if five more team mates get involved in the next seven days.

15
29 pts
Empty the Tanks I 3:28.9
Mark Bower (H) 3:03.7
Richard Young (H) 3:15.5
David Nicholas (H) 3:19.0
Chris Venables (L) 3:34.0
Yee-Ann Cho (F) 4:12.4

26
18 pts
Empty the Tanks II 3:35.1
David Junta (H) 3:19.4
Joe Donar (H) 3:19.7
Andrew Hewitt (H) 3:22.0
Mick LeTourneaux (L) 3:40.0
Karen Venables (F) 4:14.8

35
9 pts
Empty the Tanks III 3:47.2
Andy Soyring (H) 3:25.7
edward jackson (H) 3:37.6
Ian Clegg (H) 3:41.2
Chris Benson (L) 3:49.8
Caroline Joynson (F) 4:21.9

41
3 pts
Empty the Tanks IV 4:12.4
Neil Marston (H) 3:42.7
hector m guerrero villa (H) 3:47.0
Phil Venables (L) 4:34.4
Karen Bower (L) 4:22.6
June Weintraub (F) 4:29.3

5 comments:

  1. Neil's the other guy in our department that Ric and I managed to rope in! I've never seen so much red on the board :)

    And Ric and I still can't beat the times we've posted. I did 3:04.6 today, the same as yesterday! We're having a rest day tomorrow, then trying again on Thursday. We had a big weights session yesterday, so doing the same time today was good given how I felt the effects from yesterday. With a rest I'm hoping we'll amaze ourselves on Thursday!

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  2. Dan W has just rowed the 1k May CTC so we have officially got five boats in the race.
    Just need four more rowers to get into the points rankings.

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  3. Hi Mark, hopefully after a rest you and Ric will be fresh as daisies and post some amazing times on Thursday. I am hoping to improve on my time before the week is out.
    Good luck for the next 1k PB attempt - scoff one of your magic energy gels before-hand....
    I notice Mrs B has shaved a decent amount off her previous time - nice work Karen!

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  4. Hehe, funnily enough we said today we should try the pro-fuel for the next attempt!

    Karen went for a run tonight with friends, however they're more walkers than runners, so she came back complaining she'd not had a proper workout. I said she should get on the C2 and she reluctantly agreed, so I encouraged her to go faster!

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  5. I'm shooting for 3:10 - but missing the mark at the moment. Wish this cough would go tho...

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