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Virtual Team Challenge

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Just a reminder that the Virtual Team Challenge starts tomorrow. You need to register with the team ( https://log.concept2.com/team) for your meters to count towards the team total.

We finished 12th last year, which I think is lower than we would normally finish.

The short IRL and CTC events this month aren’t going to help 🤦🏼‍♂️

If I get some time I will recycle the Fall Challenge tool so we can track how we are all doing.
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Your Challenge tool was fab Jon. A great incentiviser! And thanks for the reminder that you need to sign up. Done :fsbgrin:
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Shmoo wrote: Fri Jan 01, 2021 5:18 pm Your Challenge tool was fab Jon. A great incentiviser! And thanks for the reminder that you need to sign up. Done :fsbgrin:
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The tool is now up and running - http://freespiritsrowing.com/challenges/vtc_teams.php

As I write we sit in 12th position, but some of the "big guns" seem to have stopped logging meters lately and are also not registered a team members for the challenge.

Let me know if you find any bugs in the pages.

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Thank you, Jon!
Could you please run the meterboard snowflake icon script again? For some reason, Kevin and my snowflakes have not appeared yet. :cry:

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K_Cat wrote: Sun Jan 03, 2021 9:21 pm Could you please run the meterboard snowflake icon script again? For some reason, Kevin and my snowflakes have not appeared yet. :cry:
The snowflakes are back up and running Peggy. Apologies, the script wasn't set up properly and had stopped working once the Concept2 log for the challenge went over a single page. It should be working automatically for everyone now. :oops: #-o
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Thank you very much, Jon! The icons are very motivating! The challenge tool will be too, once I row enough to show up on it. 8) :fsbgrin:

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great job on the tool really does help to motivate me ,i'm not fast but looking to get a decent amount of long steady rows in :)
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It's early in the event, but we've got off to a good start despite people at the top of the Meterboard not registering distances at the moment (either because they are not logging any, or they are not registered for the event)...

1 Members of the 100k meter club
  • Gunther Teschner - 106,086 metres. Predicted - 990,136 metres
5 Members of the 50k meter club
  • Craig Robertson - 88,506 metres. Predicted - 826,056 metres
  • Kevin Horne - 80,586 metres. Predicted - 752,136 metres
  • Juergen Grieb - 75,400 metres. Predicted - 703,733 metres
  • Pete Jain - 74,390 metres. Predicted - 694,307 metres
  • Iain Greenwood - 58,170 metres. Predicted - 542,920 metres
Our position as a team
We have 104 registered rowers for the Virtual Team challenge (88 of whom have rowed so far).
We have rowed 2,171,473 metres and are team 8 in the rankings.
We finished in position 12 last year.

Last season we rowed 17,171,579 meters at an average of 553,922 meters/day.
Our average so far this season is 542,868 meters/day.

The team ahead of us is reddit /r/Rowing
They have a lead of 5,697.

The team behind of us is FRENCH INDOOR ROWERS TEAM
We have a lead of 49,034 metres.

Some (possibly) Interesting Stats
The mean distance for active rowers is 24,676 metres.
The median distance for active rowers is 21,524 metres.

Our top rower has rowed 5% of our total distance!
Our top 10 rowers have rowed 31% of our total distance!
Half of our metres have been rowed by the top 22 rowers.

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davew wrote: Mon Jan 04, 2021 2:15 pm great job on the tool really does help to motivate me ,i'm not fast but looking to get a decent amount of long steady rows in :)
They all help Dave, no matter how they are contributed :fsbgrin:
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Thanks Jon for the stats 😎😎 just checked our standings. Looking very healthy 👍
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Great work Jon 👍🏼
What’s the Xmas hat icon for? (I should probably know this)
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Wolfmiester wrote: Wed Jan 06, 2021 3:31 pm Great work Jon 👍🏼
What’s the Xmas hat icon for? (I should probably know this)
Hover your mouse pointer over it and it will tell you ;-)
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Wolfmiester wrote: Wed Jan 06, 2021 3:31 pm Great work Jon 👍🏼
What’s the Xmas hat icon for? (I should probably know this)
It is something that Thomas built in at some point. You get a hat if you row on 24/25/26th Christmas. As far as I remember, any distance counts.

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I can't row - too much core involved - but I have started some gentle bike erg. Metrees are being counted for this challenge, I just have to do twice as many :)

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duffyoz wrote: Sat Jan 09, 2021 7:16 am I can't row - too much core involved - but I have started some gentle bike erg. Metrees are being counted for this challenge, I just have to do twice as many :)

Where there is a will to move there is a way.
That’s great Lesley! I am not even slightly surprised you are already back up and going =D>
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sorry, this year i do a sidejump to the zwiftrowers team...rowing a avatar in zwift is a lot of fun...it motivated me during the holiday challenge !
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Claudius wrote: Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:37 pm sorry, this year i do a sidejump to the zwiftrowers team...rowing a avatar in zwift is a lot of fun...it motivated me during the holiday challenge !
Claudius, out of interest, do you have to row for that team to row in Zwift?
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You can row, bike and ski...but rowing with zwift is a lot of fun...I'll write a post about it !
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plummy wrote: Wed Jan 06, 2021 3:45 pm
Wolfmiester wrote: Wed Jan 06, 2021 3:31 pm Great work Jon 👍🏼
What’s the Xmas hat icon for? (I should probably know this)
Hover your mouse pointer over it and it will tell you ;-)
I have not worked out how to do that on a tablet :-)
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Just a reminder that the VTC entry cut off is Saturday the 16th.
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1 Superheros
  • Gunther Teschner - 622,198 metres. Predicted - 1,377,724 metres
5 Heros
  • Dwayne K. Adams - 371,596 metres. Predicted - 822,820 metres
  • Guy Blackburn - 347,195 metres. Predicted - 768,789 metres
  • Craig Robertson - 294,294 metres. Predicted - 651,651 metres
  • Kevin Horne - 257,368 metres. Predicted - 569,886 metres
  • sharon wilhelm antisdel - 255,673 metres. Predicted - 566,133 metres
2 Members of the 200k meter club
  • Pete Jain - 226,149 metres. Predicted - 500,759 metres
  • Juergen Grieb - 211,522 metres. Predicted - 468,370 metres
25 Members of the 100k meter club
  • Patrick Monahan - 196,507 metres. Predicted - 435,123 metres
  • Michael Y.B. Lam - 193,081 metres. Predicted - 427,537 metres
  • David Watson - 190,040 metres. Predicted - 420,803 metres
  • Paul Gould - 164,648 metres. Predicted - 364,578 metres
  • Peter Weiß - 164,458 metres. Predicted - 364,157 metres
  • Rob Brittin - 163,358 metres. Predicted - 361,721 metres
  • Tom Begley - 158,553 metres. Predicted - 351,082 metres
  • Fred Asante - 152,565 metres. Predicted - 337,823 metres
  • Nick Shuker - 150,848 metres. Predicted - 334,021 metres
  • James Elliot-Square - 150,000 metres. Predicted - 332,143 metres
  • Michael Murtha - 146,168 metres. Predicted - 323,658 metres
  • Adrian Gray - 145,161 metres. Predicted - 321,428 metres
  • Jean Kramlik - 143,730 metres. Predicted - 318,259 metres
  • Iain Greenwood - 142,893 metres. Predicted - 316,406 metres
  • Jim Swinfield - 142,005 metres. Predicted - 314,440 metres
  • Carole Sergeant - 137,000 metres. Predicted - 303,357 metres
  • William Storm - 126,092 metres. Predicted - 279,204 metres
  • Jonathan Sage - 125,193 metres. Predicted - 277,213 metres
  • John Davidson - 125,140 metres. Predicted - 277,096 metres
  • Ian Bee - 122,881 metres. Predicted - 272,094 metres
  • Peter Strik - 121,308 metres. Predicted - 268,611 metres
  • Karl Meyer - 117,686 metres. Predicted - 260,590 metres
  • Johannes Milén - 104,752 metres. Predicted - 231,951 metres
  • Matteo Gottifredi - 102,471 metres. Predicted - 226,900 metres
  • Allen H - 101,089 metres. Predicted - 223,840 metres
45 Members of the 50k meter club
  • Kevin Hubbard - 96,164 metres. Predicted - 212,935 metres
  • Dan Fennell - 91,382 metres. Predicted - 202,346 metres
  • Peggy Hubbard - 91,083 metres. Predicted - 201,684 metres
  • Alex Finch - 90,937 metres. Predicted - 201,361 metres
  • Fred Koene - 88,656 metres. Predicted - 196,310 metres
  • Rob Larson - 87,914 metres. Predicted - 194,667 metres
  • Tim Symington - 87,795 metres. Predicted - 194,403 metres
  • Collette Lancaster-Lockwood - 86,926 metres. Predicted - 192,479 metres
  • Jennifer Chinitz - 84,765 metres. Predicted - 187,694 metres
  • Jan Haveman - 84,540 metres. Predicted - 187,196 metres
  • Bob Poliachik - 80,000 metres. Predicted - 177,143 metres
  • Jon Esau - 79,642 metres. Predicted - 176,350 metres
  • Paul Crush - 79,485 metres. Predicted - 176,003 metres
  • Gaby Buse - 78,929 metres. Predicted - 174,771 metres
  • Jon Taylor - 78,293 metres. Predicted - 173,363 metres
  • Ilse Van Oyen - 74,602 metres. Predicted - 165,190 metres
  • Pedro Cabrita - 74,155 metres. Predicted - 164,200 metres
  • Mike Roberts - 73,647 metres. Predicted - 163,076 metres
  • Paul Kinlin - 73,351 metres. Predicted - 162,420 metres
  • Nor Tentant - 71,812 metres. Predicted - 159,012 metres
  • Karen Midkiff - 71,027 metres. Predicted - 157,274 metres
  • Volker Pittlik - 70,273 metres. Predicted - 155,605 metres
  • Ernest Poku - 69,300 metres. Predicted - 153,450 metres
  • William Hosken - 67,119 metres. Predicted - 148,621 metres
  • Chris Archer - 66,460 metres. Predicted - 147,161 metres
  • Mike Richardson - 64,895 metres. Predicted - 143,696 metres
  • Jill Underwood - 62,583 metres. Predicted - 138,577 metres
  • Mike O'Dell - 62,533 metres. Predicted - 138,466 metres
  • Seth Israel - 61,853 metres. Predicted - 136,960 metres
  • Sheena Haveman - 61,159 metres. Predicted - 135,424 metres
  • Richard Young - 57,758 metres. Predicted - 127,893 metres
  • Sue Haga - 57,275 metres. Predicted - 126,823 metres
  • Katherine Iskin - 56,604 metres. Predicted - 125,337 metres
  • Mssr Anti - 56,000 metres. Predicted - 124,000 metres
  • Joseph Wilhems - 55,125 metres. Predicted - 122,063 metres
  • Lowell Lemoine - 55,000 metres. Predicted - 121,786 metres
  • Mick O'Rourke - 54,490 metres. Predicted - 120,656 metres
  • Ryan Popoff - 54,341 metres. Predicted - 120,327 metres
  • David Plumb - 54,077 metres. Predicted - 119,742 metres
  • George Weekes - 53,873 metres. Predicted - 119,290 metres
  • Denise Aitcheson - 53,500 metres. Predicted - 118,464 metres
  • Matt Krause - 52,745 metres. Predicted - 116,793 metres
  • Petr Oliva - 50,000 metres. Predicted - 110,714 metres
  • Dorian Langridge - 50,000 metres. Predicted - 110,714 metres
  • Michael Smyth - 50,000 metres. Predicted - 110,714 metres
Our position as a team
We have 147 registered rowers for the Virtual Team challenge (138 of whom have rowed so far).
We have rowed 10,646,899 metres and are team 11 in the rankings.
We finished in position 12 last year.

Last season we rowed 17,171,579 meters at an average of 553,922 meters/day.
Our average so far this season is 709,793 meters/day.

The team ahead of us is Community Rowing, Inc
They have a lead of 197,828.

The team behind of us is ARIEL TOY
We have a lead of 203,953 metres.

Some (possibly) Interesting Stats
The mean distance for active rowers is 77,151 metres.
The median distance for active rowers is 54,490 metres.

Our top rower has rowed 6% of our total distance!
Our top 10 rowers have rowed 28% of our total distance!
Half of our metres have been rowed by the top 27 rowers.

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Hi Jon

Are you sure your calculations for predicted distance are correct - we are only on day 14 of 31, so less than halfway but your predictions look to be based on an end date of 20 Jan or thereabouts?

For example : my 158279 metres should be predicted 350474m - (158279 x 31)/ 14

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I’ll take a look Paul.

[EDIT - Yes you are right. It was using the projected meters you will row from today, rather than the projected meters you will row in total. This should be fixed now. Thanks for pointing this out :oops: ]
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JonT wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:35 am I’ll take a look Paul.

[EDIT - Yes you are right. It was using the projected meters you will row from today, rather than the projected meters you will row in total. This should be fixed now. Thanks for pointing this out :oops: ]
No problem Jon - even rugby referees are allowed the odd oversight :D :D :D :D

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