December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

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December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by Grobi » Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:09 pm

Hi all,

the December ctc has been set:

„PaddyPower have selected the December CTC:

30 minutes from standing start. Log the distance rowed.“

Quite a simple (not easy!) one for a change and I have to say I like the sound of it :D
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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by plummy » Wed Nov 21, 2018 10:42 am

Bugger - did two of them last night! Not that they were very fast: 7295m & 7181m

Good practice for Starnberg though!
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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by Caratacus » Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:09 am

Hooray!
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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by Iain » Wed Nov 21, 2018 1:17 pm

Nearly did a half hour last night as prep for the IRL (and to plug a weak Nonathlon), glad now I chose to jump the erg with this month's CTC instead.
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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by MaxMacLaren1 » Wed Nov 21, 2018 7:08 pm

I've not even done November's yet!
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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by Grobi » Wed Nov 21, 2018 8:00 pm

MaxMacLaren1 wrote:
Wed Nov 21, 2018 7:08 pm
I've not even done November's yet!
:lol: Me neither!
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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by Caratacus » Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:02 pm

Grobi wrote:
MaxMacLaren1 wrote:
Wed Nov 21, 2018 7:08 pm
I've not even done November's yet!
:lol: Me neither!
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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by Tako » Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:53 pm

Great to see a plain 30 minutes!!! Love it!
This fits with RowPro session that help to push, it helps with my goal of 7k a day, and is also one of the three in the Nonathlon that I need a PB on to get a green entry in the Meta-Nonathlon. Not to forget the Holiday Challenge.

So will have many attempts at it.
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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by fkoene » Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:22 am

Better for the Holiday Challenge then those sprints of November.
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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by Ian Bee » Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:41 am

Well, an unexpected but pleasing first attempt.

A pb too, yet I'm thinking there's a handful of metres to gain over the month.

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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by JonT » Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:21 am

Ian Bee wrote:
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Well, an unexpected but pleasing first attempt.

A pb too, yet I'm thinking there's a handful of metres to gain over the month.
Crickey Ian, you're keen! Well done on the PB.
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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by Ian Bee » Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:32 am

Saturday mornings suit ctc attempts for me, otherwise I would have delayed this as long as possible 😏
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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by plummy » Sun Dec 02, 2018 1:30 pm

First attempt on tired legs (when are they not these days?) - 7432m. A real battle not to back off a couple of times and surprisingly I actually managed negative splits on this.

I'd like to think I have a 75xx somewhere still buried in my locker but I fear it's lost down the back with the old smelly socks and other paraphenalia :-)
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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by RdGkA » Sun Dec 02, 2018 2:09 pm

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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by fkoene » Sun Dec 02, 2018 2:11 pm

A good and ambitious start. Keep up the good work.


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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by JonT » Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:03 pm

Equipped with all the technology I could use I managed a SB of 7,427. Frustratingly just one stroke behind Plummy (though I suspect he will improve through the month).
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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by fkoene » Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:16 pm

This is more a Free Spirits thing than last month's challenge I think. Already 11 entries, two boats afloat, #1 and #3. Keep up the good work.
Managed 7880 myself, though not a PB it's my best result since 2008.
Wanted a negative split and managed to do that. A better result than I was hoping and aiming for.
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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by Grobi » Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:21 pm

Very nice row there Fre and congrats on the 10 year best! =D>

Much slower attempt for me last night

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Not at all where I want to be, so I guess I‘ll have to have a number of more goes at this...
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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by Grobi » Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:02 pm

Small improvement today by 36m:

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Still not great, but at least things are pointing in the right direction.
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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by Wolfmiester » Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:21 pm

Well done Peter, I'm sure you'll improve again.
Might even be out of reach for me already, and I've picked up a shoulder strain from sweep rowing at the weekend (obviously not doing it right!) so will be a while before a proper attempt.
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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by Claudius » Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:43 pm

good work and well done so far ! Maybe some row pro rowers are interested in a online row...but i know how difficult it is to arrange this with everyones time schedule!

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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by Tako » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:40 pm

Claudius wrote:good work and well done so far ! Maybe some row pro rowers are interested in a online row...but i know how difficult it is to arrange this with everyones time schedule!
Great idea with RowPro. I am in :-)
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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by JonT » Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:05 am

Claudius wrote:
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:43 pm
good work and well done so far ! Maybe some row pro rowers are interested in a online row...but i know how difficult it is to arrange this with everyones time schedule!
As you probably know, there are pretty frequent 30 minute events on RowPro, so I will definitely be joining some of those and I am up for other sessions too....bringing up the back!
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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by fkoene » Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:35 am

Well, Peter, everyday some meters more, wonder what your score will be by the end of the month.
As for the RowPro online row, never done that before, but would be nice to give it a try once.
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Re: December ctc - 30 minutes, standing start

Post by Tritorow » Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:04 am

Plenty of room for improvement before the end of the month, but at least I got another boat afloat :)
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