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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:38 am

A warm welcome to. :D :fsbgrin: :D

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Tue Jul 24, 2018 2:33 am

A warm welcome to. :fsbgrin: =D> :fsbgrin:

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Sat Jul 28, 2018 3:09 pm

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. :D :fsbgrin: [-o< :fsbgrin:

Will Smith (Cornwall GBR)
Jason Lewis (GBR)
Cory Swinfield (GBR)

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:48 am

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. :fsbgrin: =D> :fsbgrin: :D

Laura Fairbairn (Malvern GBR)
Miguel Dardenne (LUX)
Geoffrey Sonntag (Tonganoxie,KS USA)
Emilio Rodriguez (Oviedo ESP)
Andy Cotten (Reading GBR)

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Sat Aug 04, 2018 6:59 pm

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. :D :fsbgrin: [-o< :fsgrin:

Markus Schätzle (Zurich SUI)
Andrew Hewett (Ettrickbridge GBR)
Marc Smith (Wallasey GBR)
David Roberts (Anglesey GBR)
Richard van Hees (Julianadorp NED

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:26 am

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. :fsbgrin: =D> :fsbgrin: [-o<

Andrew Fitton (Luton GBR)
Stephen Craig-Pearson (Dunedin NZL)
Peter K (USA)

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:20 am

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. =D> :fsgrin: :D :fsbgrin:

Jonathan Ashmore (Leamington Spa GBR)
Mike Fitzgerald (Alstonville AUS)
Sharon Wright (Pukalani, HI USA)

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:35 pm

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. :fsgrin: [-o< :fsbgrin: =D>

Em AK (Senonches FRA)
David Taylor (Weybridge GBR)
Paul Grinham (Bookham, Surrey GBR)
Richard Kingshott (London GBR)
Rob Owens ( Liverpool GBR)

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Sun Aug 26, 2018 2:28 pm

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. :D :fsbgrin: =D> :fsgrin:

Karen Midkiff (White Plains, NY USA)
David Dales (Boston GBR)
Lisa H. (Stuttgart GER)
Lane Anderson (New Haven, CT USA)
David I Smith (York GBR)
Stewart Craigie (Edinburgh GBR)

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by Pitmonkey » Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:13 pm

Hi All,

Newbie here, saying hello & give a bit of background.
Started on my new C2 rower in June this year & completed 240,000 m to date.
I’m 58, live in Grantham UK & enjoying my life with my rower!
I’ll never set fantastic splits but, I will get fitter & stronger.
I’m interested in challenges so, if you know of any, please let me know. I did enter the Dog days challenge, got to 36,000 m in wk4, did over 4K yesterday which registered on my log book but didn’t register for the challenge! Slightly unhappy about that.

Bye for now. 😜

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WELCOME to New Members

Post by Tako » Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:41 pm

Pitmonkey wrote:Hi All,
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I’m interested in challenges so, if you know of any, please let me know. I did enter the Dog days challenge, got to 36,000 m in wk4, did over 4K yesterday which registered on my log book but didn’t register for the challenge! Slightly unhappy about that.

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Welcome!! The Dog days ended on the 28th, so you were just one day late, but I would say a great achievement for a newcomer anyway!!

There are many more challenges out there: nonathlon, C2CTC, IRL indoor rowing league ... which probably are better described in corresponding threads here in the forum. Have you checked out the beginners thread?

Once again welcome and I hope you will find enough challenges to keep you motivated!

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by Pitmonkey » Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:00 pm

Thank you for the welcome, I’m excited already! 👍

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by plummy » Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:17 am

Welcome Pitmonkey - great to have you with us and apologies for the tardy welcome :-)
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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:39 am

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. :fsbgrin: :D :fsbgrin: =D>

Colin Wright (Grantham GBR)
Ann K Seidman (Ballston Lake USA)
Simon Fulton (Rushden GBR)

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by emak » Wed Sep 05, 2018 11:02 pm

hi !

glad to have found the Free Spirits. 3 weeks on and I am already addicted to the meterboard 😀
I row indoor because I have nowhere to row on water nearby, and I want to be fit to enjoy the few opportunities I have to row on water during the year.

My plan is to row 6 times a week, and the content of my workouts is more or less inspired by the wolverine plan. Somedays my main motivation is to gain a few ranks on the meterboard.

My goal for the comming months is to go under 7:30 on 2k. I realize this is quite modest when I see the pace achieved by some members here 👻👏. But mentally this will be a big step for me if I reach that goal.

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:52 am

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. [-o< :fsbgrin: :D :fsbgrin:

Jon Burch-Hyson (Winchester GBR)
Kris B (POL)
Paul Roobottom (Isle of Man GBR)

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by Wolfmiester » Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:41 am

Hi emak, and a big warm welcome to Free Spirits.
Best wishes with your erging and on reaching your goals.
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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:33 am

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. :fsbgrin: :D :fsgrin: :D

William Dolan (West Hartford, CT USA)
Andrea Lewis-Coker (Greater Manchester GBR)
Alessandro Viggiani (Milan ITA)

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:01 pm

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. =D> :fsgrin: :D :fsbgrin:

Kevin Scott (Somerset GBR)
Pete Bowler (Oadby GBR)
Ashley Jarman (Leeds GBR)

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:17 pm

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. :fswink: [-o< :fsbgrin: :D

Sam Melick (USA)
Tim James (London GBR)
Stephen Denman (London GBR)
Lloyd Jason Phillips (Winter Garden, FL USA)

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:15 am

A warm welcome to. :D :fsbgrin: =D>

Simon Scott-Douglas (Colehill GBR)

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:54 am

A warm welcome to these new or returning members. :fsbgrin: :D :fsgrin: =D>

Stephen Davies (GBR)
Jon Walters (Ashtead GBR)
Juerg Wenger (Oberrieden SUI)
Joe Lohman (Rothbury, MI USA)
Stefano Podda (Termon ITA)
Fred Chillington (Port Charlotte, FL USA)
Richard Lindner (Nether Stowey, Somerset, UK GBR)

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by plummy » Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:45 am

Some old faces there - welcome back!!
55 yrs old, 71kg, 5' 10"
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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by davidc » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:40 am

A warm welcome to. :fsbgrin: :D :fsbgrin:

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Re: WELCOME to New Members

Post by dafinchi » Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:52 pm

Hey there. New member to this club. Got into rowing following the recent passing of my father. Bought him a Concept 2 for his birthday a few years back (super generous I know!) to keep him fit in his old age. He really got into the swing of rowing, and began to enter a few competitions here and there...evening winning a silver medal at the BIRC last December (2k, 75-79). Very proud son.

Unfortunately he died suddenly during this summer, big loss to us all. Rather than see the machine go to waste, and as a sort of way of keeping the memories going, I've started to get into the erg myself - with a view to maybe doing a few competitions in the future. Nothing serious, just a personal challenge and outlet to get a bit fitter in my forties.

So as a newbie, almost every row is a PB...for now!
2018 - Each row is a PB...

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