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Re: Crazy Bear Challenge

Post by Swinny » Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:21 pm

I just got halfway with number 15. After 2 days of struggling with back after 3k this one felt ok, so went for an overall PB. Got it, 1:31:46.6, 9Secs faster than previous and 1min52secs than CBC PB. Well chuffed.

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Re: Crazy Bear Challenge

Post by Juergie » Thu Nov 29, 2018 4:03 am

Well done, Swinny!
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Re: Crazy Bear Challenge

Post by Swinny » Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:39 am

Thanks Juergie. What time do you start yours in the morning as you always have it done it seems before I get to work. Also if you are getting up early are you doing it on an empty stomach or eating first, and if you are eating do you leave it a bit to go down? Sorry for all the questions, still learning tips from all you guys and gals.

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Re: Crazy Bear Challenge

Post by Juergie » Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:53 pm

I get up at 4am, take a bite from the flapjack (450 calories per 100g, I actually order them from the UK) on my nightstand, get dressed and row. I eat a little something because I got a bit nauseous towards the end of the first HM I did. When I‘m only rowing one hour in the morning, I don‘t eat anything before. Takes a little bit of getting used to, though.
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Re: Crazy Bear Challenge

Post by Swinny » Fri Nov 30, 2018 8:35 am

Cheers Juergie. Very dedicated ^O^

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Re: Crazy Bear Challenge

Post by Juergie » Sun Dec 09, 2018 4:54 pm

Hi, my name is Juergen and I'm a rowaholic. I'm a HM junkie. In the last 30 days I did 30 HM. Can't go longer than 24 hours without a fix. I thought, I have it under control and can stop whenever I want to. But I can't. Have to go on.
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Re: Crazy Bear Challenge

Post by plummy » Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:30 pm

It's not called Crazy Bear for nothing!! :-)
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Re: Crazy Bear Challenge

Post by Swinny » Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:46 am

Top job Junkie Juergie =D>

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Crazy Bear Challenge

Post by Tako » Mon Dec 10, 2018 5:17 pm

Swinny wrote:Top job Junkie Juergie =D>
...says one junkie to the other ;-)
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Without others and competition I wouldn't, so thanks to all of you in the community for keeping me going! :fssmile:

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Re: Crazy Bear Challenge

Post by Juergie » Mon Dec 10, 2018 5:48 pm

It takes one to know one 8)
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Re: Crazy Bear Challenge

Post by Juergie » Tue Dec 25, 2018 11:00 am

45 HM in 45 days. Pretty sure, I will not do that again. And please remind me of my promise if I'll ever try something stupid like that again. 30 would be cruel enough, but no, I had to go for 45. Ambition is something good, but not if taken to the extreme.
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Re: Crazy Bear Challenge

Post by Swinny » Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:05 pm

That is truly awesome Juergie. I failed the challenge. I managed 27 (and a half lol). If my back would have held up I was easy going to finish it but it flared up on 22 and it was a really struggle to get the last few done until it buggered up again. Next year I will take extra breaks BEFORE I do to much and injure myself. I'm still happy with what I did.

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Re: Crazy Bear Challenge

Post by Allegro » Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:05 pm

hello i am new here and it seems bit he challenge to do 30 HMs in 45 days

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Re: Crazy Bear Challenge

Post by plummy » Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:43 pm

Rather than start a new thread (as the Challenge is very specific and quite niche) - Crazy Bear 2019 starts on November 10th.

It's the same format as last year with entries for ergo (must be a full HM), SkiErg (must be a HM) or BikeErg (must be a FM) with the challenge to try and complete 30 in 44 days. It has it's own website this year www.crazybearrowing.co.uk
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Re: Crazy Bear Challenge

Post by Paul Victory » Mon Oct 28, 2019 7:55 pm

plummy wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:43 pm
Rather than start a new thread (as the Challenge is very specific and quite niche) - Crazy Bear 2019 starts on November 10th.

It's the same format as last year with entries for ergo (must be a full HM), SkiErg (must be a HM) or BikeErg (must be a FM) with the challenge to try and complete 30 in 44 days. It has it's own website this year www.crazybearrowing.co.uk
Not that I'm planning to do that many, but I think HM or longer is acceptable for the erg,
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Re: Crazy Bear Challenge

Post by Grobi » Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:30 pm

Good luck with the challenge Dave! :fswink:
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Re: Crazy Bear Challenge

Post by plummy » Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:32 am

Grobi wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:30 pm
Good luck with the challenge Dave! :fswink:
Never said I was doing it (I didn't do it last year!). Just giving it a bit of air for any others that might be interested. I still can't get to 10k to a HM isn't going to happen any time soon! :(
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Re: Crazy Bear Challenge

Post by duffyoz » Thu Oct 31, 2019 12:36 pm

Well I've gone a little crazy and signed up for this. Not sure how many will be achieved. I already do 10 or 12k a day so I am hopeful of getting the 30. 5 a week should see it done. My poor butt is feeling it already. If I set the distance to a FM so that concept see it as a FM, does that count as 2?

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Re: Crazy Bear Challenge

Post by plummy » Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:07 am

Yes, an FM counts as 2. :-)
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Re: Crazy Bear Challenge

Post by duffyoz » Fri Nov 01, 2019 8:26 am

Thanks Plummy

I need a FM to complete the nonathlon score set :). I was planning one before Christmas but not if I'm being crazy, hence the need for concept to see it as a FM. I better do it early as well I think in case the old body gives up on this :)
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