Monday, 18 April 2016

WEC 2016 Final Update

Wow, that was a super speedy challenge.
Now that all metres have been uploaded I can give you the final results of the World Erg Challenge 2016.
We finished in 14th position out of 273 world-wide teams which places us in the top 5%.
We managed to keep Team Canada in 15th place but just couldn't quite topple CRUfit off 13th place!

Onto individual results and prizes:

Mike S is our main man in pole position with 850k!
Close behind in second place is Tomasz with 800k.
Excellent work guys you have worked extremely hard to achieve this!

Ken M is in third place with over 600k. Fantastic effort K.

Preston rowed hard with 550k metres! Well done.

Jeff B also worked very hard to achieve over 450k.

Dave R and Beate rowed an impressive 350k and 313k respectively. This makes Beate our top performing female in this competition eligible for an ETT T-shirt!

200k is one of the more popular clubs in the team with the following team mates pulling in some great numbers; Daniel S, 248k, Joe S, 225k, Hardy, 203k and Andy S with 200k. Andy S also hit 28MM lifetime metres during this challenge! Excellent work guys.

The most popular metre club in the competition with a decent number of team mates helping the team achieve our top 5% position; Steve S, 183k, Diggy, 169k, Caroline, 153k, Toni, 152k, Mike F, 151k, David G, 140k, John F, 135k, Leslie, 134k, Mike B, 133k, Bill S, 121k, Pongi, 113k, John B, 105k, Neil  K, 103k, Rob D, 100k.

A number of team mates just missed out on the 100k club: Phil, Les, Jan, Michael S and Karyn. 

A big thank you to all the rest of ETT who took the time and effort to contribute metres to help our 14th place position. Doug, Neil, Mark K, Ellie (only 16!), Mark L, Jim M, Simon C, Barb, Suzanne, David B, Justin, Emma, Alex and Jonathan.

Thank you to everybody who has made this challenge interesting, supportive and fun!

The exclusive ETT T-Shirts will be awarded to the following fantastic team mates:

 This award goes to Mike S for his impressive commitment to metres for the WEC and rowing 200k past his original goal of 500k.

Beate is not only the top female in the team for metres she also finished in 7th place out of ALL team mates. Well done!

The team mate who has been the most enthusiastic this challenge has been Diggy! He is always there with an encouraging word.

Encouraged by John F to join the team, David G he has put in an impressive amount of metres for his first challenge. Nice work David, we hope you join us on the the next team challenge in September.

Andy S deserves this award based upon his impressive lifetime metres of 28 million metres! How crazy is that?

Well done T-Shirt winners.
Please e-mail me your usual t-shirt size and address to
You will have your exclusive hand appliqued and embroidered prizes as soon as I've made them!

Saturday, 9 April 2016

WEC 2016 Update

We are still rowing hard and have worked our way into 14th place out of 271 world-wide teams.

Individual contributions are as follows:

Mike S and Tomasz are at the top of the team with over 600k+ metres. Today Mike S is leading the team with an impressive 643k!

Ken M is enjoying the awesome 500k club all alone for a while as I'm sure he will be joined Preston pretty soon.

Preston is the sole trader in the 400k club. Nice work P!

Jeff has rowed his way into the 300k which amounts to 100k per week of the competition!

Dave and Daniel are having a boys club at 200k+ metres. Well done guys! Whereas Beate is enjoying the top spot as the female with the most metres! Excellent work there Beate.

Steve, Joe, Hardy, Andy, Diggy,  Caroline, Toni, John, Mike F, Leslie, Mike B and Rob are having a great time in the 100k club.

Neil, John B, David, Michael, Karyn, Jan, Les and Phil are close to 100k and have been working hard with at least 30k a week.

Thanks to all other team mates who have contributed metres. It sure helps us keep in the top 15 of world-wide teams.

With only 6 days left of the WEC let me know of any PB's or feats of endurance so I can share it with the rest of the team. Comment on the blog, email me at or post on the ETT Facebook page.

Monday, 4 April 2016

WEC 2016 Week Three

We are in 13th place out of 271 teams which places us in the top 5% of world-wide teams on day 21 of the WEC. 46 team mates have signed up and 44 have contributed metres to the team during this challenge.

Individual contributions are as follows:

Mike S is the leader of the team with over 500k+. It looks like he is n track to hit over 700k by the end of the challenge if he continues with this awesome pace!

Tomasz and Ken are happily in 2nd and 3rd place respectively and are comfortably settled in the 400k+ club. Nice work guys.

Preston is currently the sole member of the 300k+ club and has managed an epic 350k in 21 days. Excellent work there Preston!

Jeff B, Dave R and Dan S are in the 200k+ club and are battling for the 5th, 6th and 7th place in the team rankings.

Beate, Hardy, Diggy, Joe S and Andy are all partying hard in the 100k+ club. Beate is only metres away from 200k. Keep up the hard work ETTers.

Toni, Mike, John F, John B, Rob, Leslie and Caroline are metres away from joining the 100k club.

Thank you to all other team mates who are erging every week to not only to move ETT up the ranking but to improve your own health and mental fitness.
Keep up the great work team mates we have ten more days left of the challenge. We can do this!!