Monthly Archives: March 2016

Training for the James River Rundown

I had the day off today for Good Friday and after waiting a bit to see if it was going to rain (it was very overcast with some sprinkles this morning,) I decided to head out to get in some … Continue reading

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First day of Spring in Charlottesville

So this past Sunday, 3/20, at the last minute, I decided to hit my local river, The Rivanna, for some late afternoon paddling.  It was a bit chilly with low water temperatures so I wore a wet suit, but I … Continue reading

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2015 was an odd year and my outdoor training took a huge hit. We made a local move to a new home in the Spring of 2015 and between getting the old house ready for market and settling into the … Continue reading

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2014 was a different sort of year for me in terms of paddling.  I paddled 378 miles in 2013 but only 136 in 2014.  I didn’t enter two of my staple races because a) The Nelson Downriver Race was cancelled … Continue reading

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October 2013 and my introduction to Vinnie Tortorich

I travel a lot for my job and spend countless hours in cars and airplanes.  For years I’ve been making use of this time by listening to audio books and podcasts. By October 2013 I had invested months into weight … Continue reading

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