Anyone had any SEASON's bests recently?

The forum for general banter about the team.

Moderator: The forum police - (nee naw)

User avatar
plummy
Friend of the Free Spirits web site 2020
Friend of the Free Spirits web site 2020
Posts: 8063
Joined: Fri Jul 07, 2006 9:17 am
I row on...: Model E with PM4
Location: Sale, Cheshire, UK

Re: Anyone had any SEASON's bests recently?

Post by plummy »

stumpy wrote: Mon Aug 08, 2022 4:52 pm Talking about 10ks Dave do you remember that one on RP all those years ago when we smashed each other into the ground. Happy days but I think I actually cryed at the end of that one.
I have to say - I can't say I do. Maybe it was so awful that I've blanked it from my mind! :lol:
59 yrs old, 74kg, 5' 10"
42Mm metres rowed - just pootling along now
Image
paulgould
Super Dedicated and Truly Free Spirit
Posts: 2790
Joined: Thu Sep 28, 2006 10:40 am
I row on...: Model D with PM3
Location: Ryde, IOW

Re: Anyone had any SEASON's bests recently?

Post by paulgould »

Made some progress today - managed to break 7k for 30 mins in my 3rd row of the day.
Still re-building my strength after the latest lay-off(Plummy I see now where you are coming from re advancing age :lol: ) - back on my favoured max DF which feels much better too.

Today's rows:

1. 5000m - 22:26.2 - spm 23.4 - DF 358 s/s
2. 6842m - 30:00.0 - spm 23.8 - DF 356 s/s
3. 7005m - 30:00.0 - spm 24.2 - DF 345 s/s

Paul G
56, 1.74m , Sep '20 - 114 kg , currently - 98 kg
Image
200m - 30.8
300m - 47.7
30r20 - 7754m
12 hr - 139300m
100 mile - 14:10.12
200km - 18:28.30
User avatar
JonT
Friend of the Free Spirits web site 2020
Friend of the Free Spirits web site 2020
Posts: 1487
Joined: Tue Nov 11, 2014 3:31 pm
I row on...: Model D with PM5
Location: Bath, Somerset, UK

Re: Anyone had any SEASON's bests recently?

Post by JonT »

paulgould wrote: Fri Aug 26, 2022 6:52 pm Made some progress today - managed to break 7k for 30 mins in my 3rd row of the day.

Today's rows:

1. 5000m - 22:26.2 - spm 23.4 - DF 358 s/s
2. 6842m - 30:00.0 - spm 23.8 - DF 356 s/s
3. 7005m - 30:00.0 - spm 24.2 - DF 345 s/s
That's a busy day Paul! Congrats on breaking back through 7K.
55 years old, 5"10', clinging on to 75kg and frustratingly but understandably inconsistent
Image
User avatar
plummy
Friend of the Free Spirits web site 2020
Friend of the Free Spirits web site 2020
Posts: 8063
Joined: Fri Jul 07, 2006 9:17 am
I row on...: Model E with PM4
Location: Sale, Cheshire, UK

Re: Anyone had any SEASON's bests recently?

Post by plummy »

Nice Paul - that's one of my targets for this season
59 yrs old, 74kg, 5' 10"
42Mm metres rowed - just pootling along now
Image
paulgould
Super Dedicated and Truly Free Spirit
Posts: 2790
Joined: Thu Sep 28, 2006 10:40 am
I row on...: Model D with PM3
Location: Ryde, IOW

Re: Anyone had any SEASON's bests recently?

Post by paulgould »

Thanks Jon, Dave

Starting to enjoy the erg again - got a sub-8 2k this morning after a steady 5k - no record books being rewritten but at least it is progress 😀

Paul G
56, 1.74m , Sep '20 - 114 kg , currently - 98 kg
Image
200m - 30.8
300m - 47.7
30r20 - 7754m
12 hr - 139300m
100 mile - 14:10.12
200km - 18:28.30
User avatar
Grobi
Friend of the Free Spirits web site 2019
Friend of the Free Spirits web site 2019
Posts: 3327
Joined: Fri Feb 29, 2008 9:26 am
I row on...: Model D with PM5
Location: Ingolstadt, Germany

Re: Anyone had any SEASON's bests recently?

Post by Grobi »

paulgould wrote: Sat Aug 27, 2022 1:50 pm Starting to enjoy the erg again
That‘s good news, glad to read that! Enjoy your newly found toy and many more season‘s bests :fswink:
Athletes row, others just play games

Peter

54y, 1,89m, 77kg

Image
User avatar
plummy
Friend of the Free Spirits web site 2020
Friend of the Free Spirits web site 2020
Posts: 8063
Joined: Fri Jul 07, 2006 9:17 am
I row on...: Model E with PM4
Location: Sale, Cheshire, UK

Re: Anyone had any SEASON's bests recently?

Post by plummy »

I attempted on Thursday to row an hour - and got absolutely nowhere near completing it. After a visit to the dentist this morning (to have a crown fitted) took less time than I imagined I had a bit more "rowing" time left to set off again absolutely determined to sit on the thing for an hour and get some sort of score recorded for the Nonathlon. The first 4.5km actually felt quite good and I was on for a season's best and looking back a two year season's best but then my legs just plain ran out of gas. Everything after 25 mins in was horrible with multiple stops for seat padding and foot-hole adjustments and I eventually limped over 13km (13030m) for the hour. Maybe I could blame a lack of hydration as I couldn't drink as my face was still numb and my first attempt ended with me wearing more of it than drinking it.
Part of me is still satisfied that I got a score recorded and did eventually get to the hour mark though.
59 yrs old, 74kg, 5' 10"
42Mm metres rowed - just pootling along now
Image
User avatar
Ian Bee
Dedicated and True Free Spirit
Posts: 1050
Joined: Wed Jun 29, 2016 9:27 am
I row on...: Model D with PM5
Location: Wilts., UK

Re: Anyone had any SEASON's bests recently?

Post by Ian Bee »

Most definitely be at least satisfied Dave - shows mental fortitude to push to the end.
paulgould
Super Dedicated and Truly Free Spirit
Posts: 2790
Joined: Thu Sep 28, 2006 10:40 am
I row on...: Model D with PM3
Location: Ryde, IOW

Re: Anyone had any SEASON's bests recently?

Post by paulgould »

Well done David - any time you can complete a 60 min then you have achieved something- to my mind it is the toughest ranking row from a mental and physical point of view

Paul G
56, 1.74m , Sep '20 - 114 kg , currently - 98 kg
Image
200m - 30.8
300m - 47.7
30r20 - 7754m
12 hr - 139300m
100 mile - 14:10.12
200km - 18:28.30
obirobsan
Spends too much time in the forum
Posts: 87
Joined: Wed May 04, 2022 10:28 pm
I row on...: Model D with PM5

Re: Anyone had any SEASON's bests recently?

Post by obirobsan »

Great job getting to the hour - I haven’t done that length in quite some time now!!


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Image
Post Reply