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Post by Recess »

Hey everyone,

I just wanted to stop by to show that even though I've moved to other pastures, you guys will always be my "Spirit" animal when it comes to rowing. I have a YouTube channel where I row some workouts for people to do at the same time, and the one I did this week I threw on my Free Spirits hoodie, as a way to try to keep my videos "Team agnostic". After all, I broke a British (and then World) Record as a FS, and I was still FS when I did my 6:36 PB too - Maybe I should have stayed!!!

Anyway, if you want to see my warmup in a FS hoodie, the video is here: https://youtu.be/It3-zvom6Ys

I hope you're all welll and rowing strong.

Stay safe, and be well.
John
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Good to hear from you John, and good to hear you still have the hoodie :fsbgrin:

I've been making a lot of use of your Rowalong videos and enjoy them hugely. You're a natural!

...and yes you should have stayed a Free Spirit :lol:
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Post by Recess »

Hahah. Sometimes I think you’re right. A great bunch where I am, but I’ve never been as good as when I was Free.

And that’s awesome that you’ve seen my videos!! I’m really pleased you like them.
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Hi John,
good to hear from you and to know you are still plugging away on the machine (well, a bit more than that!) and continuing to be at the forefront of the technical training innovations.
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