Monthly Archives: April 2016

Short workout paddle today

I headed out to the South Rivanna Reservoir late this afternoon to get in some more training base miles.  I got some video on Ivy Creek while I was warming up a bit.  Once I got on the main part … Continue reading

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Surfing with a kayak

And sometimes you just want to play in some waves with a whitewater playboat.

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Wenonah Orion K1 Olympic Kayak

I picked up a We-no-nah Orion K1 sprint kayak at the end of last summer and only had it in the water one time prior to today. Last Fall I took it out and just sat in it at the … Continue reading

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You do not need carbohydrates

I believe the message in this video is one of the most important you can hear when it comes to your health. The rules for eating: 1) If it says low fat, fat free or light, don’t buy it or … Continue reading

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Physical conditioning

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A little change of pace today

The weather was chilly and very windy today so I decided to stay away from flat water training and change things up a bit. I headed to the Rivanna River and launched just below the S. Rivanna Reservoir dam in … Continue reading

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Rivanna River Training run, April 2, 2016

Paddling buddy Dave and I got up early and met at the boat ramp in Palmyra, VA at 6:30am this morning, threw both boats on top of his car and then headed back toward Charlottesville to begin our training run … Continue reading

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