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by Grobi
Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Nonathlon 2020
Replies: 17
Views: 557

Re: Nonathlon 2020

Hi Stan, can you please add me to the team filter, thank you.
by Grobi
Wed May 29, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: The Sanctuary
Topic: Jokes
Replies: 267
Views: 44520

Re: Jokes

Theresa May is stepping down on June 7th.

So the first week of June is now the last week of May.
by Grobi
Wed May 29, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: June ctc - 20 x 300m / 1'r
Replies: 34
Views: 1132

June ctc - 20 x 300m / 1'r

Hi everybody,

Team Oarsome have chosen the June ctc:

"20 x 300m r1. Rolling starts allowed and no rate restrictions."

That's going to be a tough one :shock:
by Grobi
Thu May 23, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: May CTC - 3 x 1k / 5 min rest
Replies: 40
Views: 1428

Re: May CTC - 3 x 1k / 5 min rest

Because this ctc is so much fun :^o I had my fourth go at it last night. Aim was again to beat last time's split in each rep. This is how it went: image-2019-05-23.jpg First rep went well with a pace 1.1 seconds quicker than last time. Encouraged by that I tried to go a bit faster in the second rep ...
by Grobi
Wed May 22, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: May CTC - 3 x 1k / 5 min rest
Replies: 40
Views: 1428

Re: May CTC - 3 x 1k / 5 min rest

Well done Guy, the first Free Spirit under 10 minutes! =D>

Very strong row there Steve, all that OTW stuff must do you good! =D>
by Grobi
Fri May 17, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: May CTC - 3 x 1k / 5 min rest
Replies: 40
Views: 1428

Re: May CTC - 3 x 1k / 5 min rest

Well done Colin! I'm happy I finally went sub 11 last night and you're close to going sub 10! :shock: I know Tako loves challenges and this will keep him entertained for a while :D What's that BoatCoach software by the way? Had my third go last night with the simple plan of beating last time's pace ...
by Grobi
Fri May 10, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: May CTC - 3 x 1k / 5 min rest
Replies: 40
Views: 1428

Re: May CTC - 3 x 1k / 5 min rest

Wolfmiester wrote:
Wed May 08, 2019 8:51 am
Hope you are feeling OK Peter [-o<
You'll be back!
Thanks Steve! It went a bit better last night:

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10.9 seconds quicker than last time, which is still not great, but at least things are pointing in the right direction.
by Grobi
Tue May 07, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Lifetime Millionaires Club
Replies: 3151
Views: 132233

Re: Lifetime Millionaires Club

Very nice mileage Dave, well done! =D> =D>
by Grobi
Tue May 07, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: May CTC - 3 x 1k / 5 min rest
Replies: 40
Views: 1428

Re: May CTC - 3 x 1k / 5 min rest

Had my first go at this last night and ended up with an annoyingly slow pace of 1:52.3 :oops: image-2019-05-07.jpg First speed work in quite a while and the first rep felt awful, but at least it got better through the session. Steve, I'm afraid I can't provide you with a proper target this month...
by Grobi
Fri May 03, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019
Replies: 331
Views: 13182

Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

The Indoor Rowers League 2018/2019 has come to an end and for the first time Free Spirits were taking part with two teams. We finished in 12th and 14th position: image-2019-05-03.jpg Well done to both teams, it has been a lot of fun competing in this friendly competition. I do hope we'll be able to ...
by Grobi
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: APRIL CTC - single 1500m
Replies: 35
Views: 1430

Re: APRIL CTC - single 1500m

CTC 151, and Peter's first target 500 - 1:47.6 1000- 1:46.4 1500- 1:43.8 5:17.8 / 1:45.9 Thanks for the nice target Steve :D I had three attempts so far, the best being 5:31.5 last night, which I'm still fairly disappointed with. After the March ctc I hoped to do better than this but maybe my cold ...
by Grobi
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Lifetime Millionaires Club
Replies: 3151
Views: 132233

Re: Lifetime Millionaires Club

Landed on exactly 22 million meters lifetime today :D
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by Grobi
Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Anyone had any PBs recently?
Replies: 12059
Views: 316182

Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

Congratulations on your HM PB Max! =D> That end heart rate looks rather high (like it should do at the end of a hard HM :D ), is that near your max heart rate? It's a cracking season you're having with a whole set of PBs, except for the 1k. Are you going for the 1k PB in April (might fit well with t...
by Grobi
Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: 2019 Mud Season Madness - a review
Replies: 11
Views: 431

Re: 2019 Mud Season Madness - a review

At the beginning of the challenge I couldn't imagine to make either the 5k or the 10k challenge. Therefore one day I rowed only 8.5k ("doesn't matter anyway"). Later in the month it turned out I would be able to complete 25 days of rowing so this one day <10k cost me the 10k challenge. But nevermind...
by Grobi
Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019
Replies: 331
Views: 13182

Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Hi Claudius,
Claudius wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:39 am
was this the first IRL with 2 FS teams ?
yes, it was, and I think it has been good fun so far :D
by Grobi
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019
Replies: 331
Views: 13182

Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

The march challenge is over and it looks like Team Guy and Team Philip have found their spots on the overall table. Like the months before we are in 12th and 13th position. Both teams scored approx. five points more than in February, so well done to both teams! =D> =D> image-2019-04-01.jpg It has be...
by Grobi
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: March ctc - 666/333/666/333/666/333/666/333 - 10' 30" total rest
Replies: 48
Views: 1557

Re: March ctc - 666/333/666/333/666/333/666/333 - 10' 30" total rest

Good to see you back in the ctc Joe, and with a very competitive score, too! Great improvement Fred on an already very good score! I had my first go at this March 13th with a time of 14:27.4 / 1:48.5. But since then I was suffering a nasty cold and merely paddling long slow distances for the world e...
by Grobi
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Happy Birthday Peter
Replies: 5
Views: 174

Re: Happy Birthday Peter

Belated happy birthday from another Peter! :fswink:
by Grobi
Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: World Erg Team Challenge 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 361

Re: World Erg Team Challenge 2019

I‘m in! The deadline to join this challenge is March 30th, 23:59 GMT. To do so you need to go to the „Teams“ tab in your C2 logbook, then sign up for the World Erg Challenge under „Current Challenge“. You don‘t need to row any extra meters, just follow your usual traning/rowing routine, but after si...
by Grobi
Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019
Replies: 331
Views: 13182

Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Very good row Peter, although I'm struggling to really understand how, if it went to plan, you finished slightly behind me? :) You win the ctc, I win the irl. Good competition :fsbgrin: Steve, to beat your time I would have had to find 4.3 seconds which I didn't think would be possible when I start...
by Grobi
Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: March ctc - 666/333/666/333/666/333/666/333 - 10' 30" total rest
Replies: 48
Views: 1557

March ctc - 666/333/666/333/666/333/666/333 - 10' 30" total rest

Hi all, team FIRT have set the ctc for March: "French waves" row 666-333-666-333-666-333-666-333m with a total rest time of 10 minutes 30 seconds to spread as you want. no restriction except for the first start that must be a standing one. Enter the time for these 3996 total meters, without rest per...
by Grobi
Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: February 19 CTC - 2801m
Replies: 35
Views: 1165

Re: February 19 CTC - 2801m

Congratulations to boat FS I as it is the fastest boat overall and by quite some margin:

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Paul, you might want to reconsider your entry. I know you're fast, but more than three minutes faster than Olli Zeidler (his 2k PB is around 5:38), I don't know... :D
by Grobi
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019
Replies: 331
Views: 13182

Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Very strong 2k there Tako, well done! Only 3 seconds off your PB! Max, next time rowing first, then the gardening :D Thanks for your 2k row Claudius, this is one of the most painful splits I've ever seen :shock: But it's all for the team you know :D I had a second go last night in order to chase Ste...
by Grobi
Fri Feb 22, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019
Replies: 331
Views: 13182

Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Glad to be of service Steve :D That was a very strong 2k, team Guy says "thank you" :D
by Grobi
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019
Replies: 331
Views: 13182

Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Team Guy: I had my first go at the IRL 2k last night and was hoping to better my SB (7:13.0). Well, not quite: image-2019-02-22.jpg Missed my SB by 0.2 seconds but nevertheless quite happy with this. It was good enough for an adjusted score of 6:42.1. Team Guy is now ahead of team Philip again but b...