Category Archives: NSNG

James River Rundown 2017

This year’s James River Rundown had 4 different variants, a 120-mile race, a 50-miler, a 25-miler and a 5 mile fun float.  I paddled in the 120-miler, beginning at 6am (yikes!) across the river from downtown Lynchburg, VA. I cashed … Continue reading

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Moving on from ‘Let’s Move’

I’d like to take a moment to direct your attention to an article in today’s Washington Examiner, “Moving on from ‘Let’s Move,’” penned by my fitness trainer, Vinnie Tortorich. I congratulate Vinnie on this accomplishment. You see, in my real … Continue reading

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#NBNW #NSNG

And so I begin. The kids’ Spring Break is over and after returning home from out-of-town visiting family last week and after two weeks on the road, one of them out of the country, I had to mow my overgrown … Continue reading

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First real test of the new year

I got called out of the country on business this week and only managed to get in one workout in the hotel fitness center. So today was a test to see if I could snap back into the groove of … Continue reading

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Building the next kayak ergometer

Now that it is the off-season for kayaking, this evening I started building the next kayak ergometer from a NordicTrack ski machine. I’m going for a further refinement of the last design and placing the flywheel more toward the center … Continue reading

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James River Rundown: My experience at the 2016 James River Rundown 100-mile race

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Paddling the Rivanna River –the whole thing

I hate the phrase “bucket list,” but yesterday I was able to check off an item that has been on my bucket list for a couple years. Paddling buddy Dave and I jumped in our kayaks and paddled the entire … Continue reading

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