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by Pepe
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:54 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Anyone had any SEASON's bests recently?
Replies: 2907
Views: 124561

Re: Anyone had any SEASON's bests recently?

I'm no great fan of the 2K distance and until last Friday I hadn't done it since October in Adelaide at the Australian Masters Games. However, the IRL/FFMC challenges this month have 2K on the schedule, so I had no choice :!: Things went very well and I've ended up with an SB of 8:30.5 which is 6 se...
by Pepe
Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Anyone had any PBs recently?
Replies: 12143
Views: 345471

Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

Thanks for your kind comments David, Lesley and Louise.
I’m making the most of my generous handicap and get a buzz from nudging ahead of rowers half my age :!: :fsbgrin:
by Pepe
Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:21 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Anyone had any PBs recently?
Replies: 12143
Views: 345471

Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

Well done, Lesley. =D> =D> =D> You are becoming a force to be reckoned with.

This time last year I did a PB of 285m. for the IRL 1 minute challenge.
Twelve months on, I have made a 6m. improvement for a new PB of 291m.in the current IRL/FFMC challenges.
Hat trick next year :?: :fsbgrin:
by Pepe
Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Lifetime Millionaires Club
Replies: 3215
Views: 150635

Re: Lifetime Millionaires Club

Reached 8 million metres while cooling down after a 30 minute SB.
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by Pepe
Fri Oct 25, 2019 5:29 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Anyone had any SEASON's bests recently?
Replies: 2907
Views: 124561

Re: Anyone had any SEASON's bests recently?

Managed 6501m @ 2:18.4 for the 30 minutes this morning.
Very handy for the FFMC monthly challenge.
by Pepe
Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Training and Racing
Topic: XVII Australian Masters Games
Replies: 12
Views: 870

Re: XVII Australian Masters Games

Hi Lesley
Thank you for your comments.
I won’t be going to the AIRC event as I shall be on the bowling green playing for Torquay Bowls Club.
And, by the way, you’re not too slow by any means. From what I’ve seen you’re coming up fast. Well done indeed!
by Pepe
Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:40 am
Forum: Training and Racing
Topic: XVII Australian Masters Games
Replies: 12
Views: 870

Re: XVII Australian Masters Games

Today Collette won two more Golds in her category doing a time of 8:27.5 in the 2K and 21.1 secs in the 100m. I followed her example with a Gold in the 2K at 8:36.5 (an SB) and a Gold in the 100m. at 20.8 I rowed in the 83-85 category. On the first of the two days the Rowing took place at the same t...
by Pepe
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Training and Racing
Topic: XVII Australian Masters Games
Replies: 12
Views: 870

Re: XVII Australian Masters Games

Firstly, some very sad news. Collette told me today that Clare can’t compete at the Games because she has had to leave for the UK because her mother, Gillian, has not long to live. This news knocked me sideways - a great shock. However, the show goes on. Today Collette rowed 4:07.9 for the 1000m. in...
by Pepe
Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: Training and Racing
Topic: XVII Australian Masters Games
Replies: 12
Views: 870

XVII Australian Masters Games

The Games are being held in Adelaide and the Indoor Rowing events take place on Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th October.

Free Spirits are represented by Clare Burrell, Collette Lancaster-Lockwood and myself. Wish us luck :!:
Further information at: australianmastersgames.com

Philip Price
by Pepe
Tue Aug 27, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Indoor Rowers League 2019/2020
Replies: 110
Views: 6640

Re: Indoor Rowers League 2019/2020

It’s a yes from me.
by Pepe
Fri May 10, 2019 7:14 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: 2017/18 Summary and Aspirations for 2018/19
Replies: 19
Views: 1416

Re: Re:2018/19 Summary + Aspirations for 2019/20

This time last year Pepe wrote My aims for the new season are: a) Regular back maintenance exercises b) Row 500k c) Complete all CTC’s d) 8500 Nonathlon points e) Retain 1st place in WRVIS 80-89 Lwt. category f) Participate in WEC g) Post 100th successive monthly limerick in February 2019 This was t...
by Pepe
Thu May 09, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Happy Birthday Plummy
Replies: 7
Views: 506

Re: Happy Birthday Plummy

Many Happy Returns, David.
by Pepe
Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019
Replies: 331
Views: 16177

Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Bugle call to team FSP :!:
Not much time left to do those hard yards and get your scores in.
We can close the gap between us and team FSG.
You know you can do it.

Your captain has spoken 8)
by Pepe
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: WRVIS
Replies: 6
Views: 403

Re: WRVIS

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by Pepe
Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: WRVIS
Replies: 6
Views: 403

WRVIS

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Gold last year; silver this one. I'm on the downward slope :fsbgrin:
Hats off to the Canadian guy who put in a fantastic time to achieve gold.
by Pepe
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: The Sanctuary
Topic: An Extra Limerick
Replies: 311
Views: 40721

Re: An Extra Limerick

Dear reader I have to admit with a sigh That my limerick tank has run dry................ Did someone mutter"Thank gawd?" But as I pull the plug I won't merely shrug And leave you bereft, high and dry..... .....because here are the first two verses of an unfinished limerick poem entitled "The Advent...
by Pepe
Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Anyone had any SEASON's bests recently?
Replies: 2907
Views: 124561

Re: Anyone had any SEASON's bests recently?

An SB for the IRL 2K today of 8:37.0 which improved on my previous best by 5.3 secs.
by Pepe
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019
Replies: 331
Views: 16177

Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

No problem, Max. Enjoy your break.
by Pepe
Mon Feb 18, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Free Spirits CTC Participation and Leaderboard
Replies: 474
Views: 51306

Re: Free Spirits CTC Participation and Leaderboard

Roger B. wrote: I like the idea of a bias but make it very old.
Hear, hear :!: :fsbgrin:
by Pepe
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Anyone had any PBs recently?
Replies: 12143
Views: 345471

Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

Well done, Lily. That’s a very impressive result. =D> =D> =D> ^O^ ^O^ ^O^
by Pepe
Fri Feb 01, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: The Sanctuary
Topic: An Extra Limerick
Replies: 311
Views: 40721

Re: An Extra Limerick

Whenever you feel that you’re past it
Don’t panic, this feeling won’t last it
Will soon go away
When you row a few kay
No need to pre-order your casket :fsbgrin:
by Pepe
Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 8
Views: 604

Re: Sad News

Hazel & I had the pleasure of meeting Dave and Gaye once only at Boston in 2010. They were a delightful couple and very pleasant company.
We are very sad to hear of Dave's passing.
by Pepe
Mon Jan 21, 2019 4:27 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019
Replies: 331
Views: 16177

Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Clarion call to Team Philip members. You have 10 days left to complete the 1 minute dash and close the gap between us and Team Guy. I’m counting on you :!:

Pepe
by Pepe
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Anyone had any PBs recently?
Replies: 12143
Views: 345471

Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

I thought my days of PBs were over, but happily managed 285m. for this month’s IRL 1 minute challenge.
This was an improvement of 6 metres.
by Pepe
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Happy birthday Alan (Strider77)!
Replies: 16
Views: 642

Re: Happy birthday Alan (Strider77)!

Many happy returns, Alan. Glad to see you back in action.