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hi,

can you please add me too?

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RichK wrote: Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:04 pm can you please add me too?
I've added you to https://copernicusservices.com/phptest/Nonathlon.php Rich.

Stan will add you on the Nonathlon site when he is next on. At some point we will get these in sync :D
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paulgould wrote: Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:52 am
JonT wrote: Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:53 pm The latest iteration of the tool is here - https://copernicusservices.com/phptest/Nonathlon.php
Very nice job you have done there Jon - also nice to see I am the only one without a garish colour scheme for my scores :D :D :D

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I really love what Jon has done with the above tool and it's helping to motivate me to keep improving. Very well done, Jon. =D> ^O^ =D> ^O^ =D>

By doing a 2k today, I've managed to replicate Paul G's feat of having all my scores the same colour. I've also achieved my initial target of having nonathlon scores of 800 or above over all distances up to 10k, so I need to set new targets. I think 850 should be achievable over at least some of the distances, so that's my new objective.

Watch this space! 8)
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I must agree. Jon has brought the Nonathlon to life. Well done young man ...
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Thanks for the feedback folks. It is appreciated and I'm glad you are finding something that started out as "just having a play" to be useful. :fswink:

I have a few other ideas but I also need to shift more of my time here on getting the ownership of Meterboard etc shifted over from Thomas.
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It's certainly stimulating, Jon. Got rid of my last lght green 'score' and turned it into blue, 905 points for 7840 meters in 30 minutes. Thought it might be to warm to achieve a score like this but I managed. A nice even pace with something left in the end. Here a higher pace then my 5K as well, so there's work to be done there. On the other hand there is also a orange 'average' and a light green 'average'. Hm, lots of work to be done, but the season has only just begun.
As uyou can sen, Jon, your work is appreciated.
The score today is also better then last season, which is good for the meta-nonathlon as well.
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RichK wrote: Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:04 pm hi,

can you please add me too?

RichK

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Hi Rich you are in
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ok exciting news. Got an email today saying I am now eligible to buy a C2, so I placed the order a few minutes ago and it should be arriving early next week. Excited and scared at the same time now.
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Stan wrote: Wed Jun 24, 2020 10:48 pm ok exciting news. Got an email today saying I am now eligible to buy a C2, so I placed the order a few minutes ago and it should be arriving early next week. Excited and scared at the same time now.
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No turning back now Stan. I expect to see a plethora of SBs and PBs in the near future.. ;-)
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Stan, it'll be great to have you back rowing again.

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That's great news Stan. Looking forward to seeing you back on the meterboard and taking part in the monthly challenges. It might even arrive in time for this month's CTC! :twisted:
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ok its arrived. Found it abandoned in my car park when I got home from work yesterday :evil:
Will post my first session later today. :shock:
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Great, Stan. Have fun!!

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Originally planned to do something else today, CTC for instance, with Wolfie so close to me :fswink: , but had to do some work and my wife needed the study for her work (where my C2 is located) so decided to do a 500m, which was my lowest score to date in the Nonathlon. Very pleased with the result, 1:33.3, faster then last season, a bit slower then two seasons ago, but nevertheless another blue score on Jon's inspiring board. My 6th 900+ score this season.
I've reached my highest position now in the Nonathlon I guess, the gap with number 13 is too big. I'll be losing spots from now on.
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Genuine question. Clarification requested.

Talk to me about interpolation. I’m confused.

If people take actual intermediate metre readings at actual intermediate times within a piece, then this is not what i would consider interpolation. Rather it’s an intermediate split. Happy with that.

Are we though saying that people sometimes take their 5k time as simply 50% of their 10k time?

If so, what please is the point in/reasonable justification behind interpolating scores for the nonathlon?

Regardless of that though, given that one has 365 days to register merely 9 scores, ie one score every 40 days, why interpolate anyway?

Are we really saying that people can’t be arsed to post just nine different performances over a one year period?

Is not the entire point of nonathlon to showcase one’s performances across nine different events?
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Dogma Dave wrote: Mon Jul 06, 2020 4:12 am Are we though saying that people sometimes take their 5k time as simply 50% of their 10k time?

If so, what please is the point in/reasonable justification behind interpolating scores for the nonathlon?

Regardless of that though, given that one has 365 days to register merely 9 scores, ie one score every 40 days, why interpolate anyway?

Are we really saying that people can’t be arsed to post just nine different performances over a one year period?
Dave, you can only interpolate, you can't extrapolate (i.e. you can only go to a lesser time/distance, not a greater one). You can use half your 1k time as a 500m score, but you can't double your 500m score to get a 1k score

I agree with you about doing the actual event rather than interpolating. I always end up doing this by the end of the season, but sometimes I interpolate at the start of the season just to give me a bit of a target to aim for when I do the actual event. I think this is the case for most of the people on the forum. A good example is this month's C2CTC. I interpolated the 2,112 down to a 2k Nonathlon score so I know what I should be aiming for later this year when I do a 2k for the Nonathlon.
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A good question Dave, and a good answer from Jon ...
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I’m back to rowing after a decade or so away! Would be grateful if you could add me. Thanks!
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Cwd74 wrote: Mon Jul 06, 2020 9:25 pm I’m back to rowing after a decade or so away! Would be grateful if you could add me. Thanks!
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Stan wrote: Mon Jul 06, 2020 10:05 pm
Cwd74 wrote: Mon Jul 06, 2020 9:25 pm I’m back to rowing after a decade or so away! Would be grateful if you could add me. Thanks!
You are in :D
Thank you Stan - time to start working on my scores 👍
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Cwd74 wrote: Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:02 am Thank you Stan - time to start working on my scores 👍
Welcome to the FreeSpirits and to the Nonathlon. :fsbgrin:

You can also look at your scores relative to the other Spirits and get some analysis of your scores so far using the colour-code options at the bottom of the page here. This is a work in progress, with an updated version showing more analysis for those who have rowed this for some years now, coming in a week or so. At some point we will move this tool to the main Freespirits web site, and the Nonathlon team have also asked if they can publish a link to it when I have finished what is turning out to be a real labour of love. #-o
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JonT wrote: Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:28 am
Cwd74 wrote: Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:02 am Thank you Stan - time to start working on my scores 👍
Welcome to the FreeSpirits and to the Nonathlon. :fsbgrin:

You can also look at your scores relative to the other Spirits and get some analysis of your scores so far using the colour-code options at the bottom of the page here. This is a work in progress, with an updated version showing more analysis for those who have rowed this for some years now, coming in a week or so. At some point we will move this tool to the main Freespirits web site, and the Nonathlon team have also asked if they can publish a link to it when I have finished what is turning out to be a real labour of love. #-o
It's a really impressive piece of work - makes it much easier to see areas for improvement. I started the Pete Plan three weeks ago and seeing very clear progress so far :D
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Cwd74 wrote: Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:02 pm It's a really impressive piece of work - makes it much easier to see areas for improvement. I started the Pete Plan three weeks ago and seeing very clear progress so far :D
You're braver then I! I've never gathered the courage and determination to do the Pete Plan. I always convinced myself that I was working away from home too much to be able to focus on it - that excuse has long gone #-o

You should let people know how you are getting on on this thread...
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Jon, the only ything scarry about PP is the paces that you set yourself. If you follow the suggested starting paces (for interval sessions - the tough bit - the pace you have done for the total session without rests, so with rests they are fairly easy) then the sessions are quite gentle to start with and essentially allow you to build a bit of a base before they get tougher. People use it to sharpen for a particular event and so dive in at tough paces as they are only intending to stay on it 6-9 weeks, that is why it has the reputation for being scarry. It is actually a cut down version of the Wolverine designed to fit into lunch breaks. I used it from about my 3rd session back to go from couch potatoe to moderately fit.

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