June CTC: 5k

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Re: June CTC: 5k

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Well done to Ingrid Ermler for floating another boat for Free Spirits! =D>
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Re: June CTC: 5k

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I'm quite enjoying these CTC 5 km, the first one was done with short multi breaks as I really needed to stop :lol: the second one was managed with a single stop at half way :? And today's yep you guessed no stops :fsgrin: :D 23:44.5. It would be really appreciated if a lady and two guys could get the amazing Roger and myself afloat please.
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Re: June CTC: 5k

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Nice improvement Jon 8) and a well executed row Peter =D> Great 5k Erik - must be very satisfying to go fastest since your CA ^O^ Nice work from Carole and Stumpy too :fsbgrin:
Awesome stuff from Claudius ^O^ Looks like a tough row judging by the splits. I did try to borrow from your admirable approach, but it didn't quite work :?

Last week's attempt was a bit of a failure as I went off too fast and baled early... then did the same yesterday. This morning I had to get to the end, but it wasn't without a few demons. It did look as if sub 18' was on for much of the row, but it got very hard with about 1500m to go. I dug in for a while and then stopped a few hundred metres later. At that point Claudius appeared on my shoulder telling me not to DNF :lol: I started pulling again, and despite one other brief stop, finally got to the end a few minutes later. Not sub 18', but another improvement on the last attempt, and I'm happy with that :D :D
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Re: June CTC: 5k

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Excellent rows everyone ! Superb, Mat! Especially because you didn't DNFinishing! I wonder if anyone understands what I mean by my statement about this? What does FreeWilly have to do with it? Anyway... now for something completely different ? I did it on slides since I recently bought some, and pimped up my cockpit under the roof where it is a little cumbersome to switch to a static erg...so this might be my last ctc. Because the last debates on this topic have been very tense lately, that it is cheaty, if or if not - it is still a concept2. Maybe I'll write something about it.
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