New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!

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Re: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!

Postby kerosene » February 10th, 2018, 2:57 pm

You are right about the sig. (edit: it had my older 7:12.x time) that time is from July or August. I did 7.04 little over a week ago as a test for yesterday’s time trial.
Originally my plan was to go to FIRC (Finnish IRC). The level of competition in past years has not been too high and sub 7:00 would have put me about last but not last by ridiculous margin. As my training failed to be very consistent in the autumn I decided to skip the FIRC which was last weekend (The last rower in 40-49 HW clocked 7:11 btw.) and instead scheduled my own TT.

Now I have a year to get in 6:50 range where this year 4-5 rowers battled within seconds from each other.

Edit2: splits info
Total: 6.58.9 @ 1:44.7, 305W, R31
500m 1:44.1, R30
1000m 1:45.4, R31
1500m 1:45.5, R31
2000m 1:44.0, R32
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PBs: 500m_1:30.8 | 1K_3:19.2 |2K_6:58.9 |5K_19:22.7 | 10K_39:29.4 | 30min_7,542m
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Re: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!

Postby remisture » February 10th, 2018, 4:29 pm

Today was a good day!

Had prepared myself mentally for a PR all day, so couldn’t let myself down :) Had to slide into 1:52-53s between 20-23 min, though, to avoid total meltdown, but finished strong!

Previous best was 8352 almost two years ago.

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Re: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!

Postby kerosene » February 10th, 2018, 4:47 pm

Damn Remisture, impressive pb and impressive times in your sig
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Re: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!

Postby Hillclimber » February 11th, 2018, 1:45 am

Congrats on the PB, Remi.
Turning that corner 12:00 - 8:00 to go, that’s the hurt zone for the 30 when you’re on the edge.
Well done!
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Re: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!

Postby Gammmmo » February 11th, 2018, 4:21 am

2 years ago? Wow...about time too!!

Superb effort...well done ;)
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Re: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!

Postby lindsayh » February 11th, 2018, 4:46 am

Hillclimber wrote:Congrats on the PB, Remi. Turning that corner 12:00 - 8:00 to go, that’s the hurt zone for the 30 when you’re on the edge.
Well done! Damien 58 MH


Wow - a rejuvenated Remi and a prodigal Damien hillclimber returns in one post! Are you training again Damien? How is the health?
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Re: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!

Postby Dangerscouse » February 11th, 2018, 1:09 pm

kerosene wrote:2K, 6:58.9

It’s been almost an hour and I am freezing and feel sick still. Quite succesfull max effort. Felt and feel like crap. Didn’t have much sprint in me. Last 4 pulls started to fade.
Was able to keep 30-31 rate.

Very happy as 7 min is a big deal for unfit daddy-bod like me.


Great effort Kerosene
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Re: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!

Postby Dangerscouse » February 11th, 2018, 1:12 pm

remisture wrote:Today was a good day!

Had prepared myself mentally for a PR all day, so couldn’t let myself down :) Had to slide into 1:52-53s between 20-23 min, though, to avoid total meltdown, but finished strong!

Previous best was 8352 almost two years ago.

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Fantastic effort Remi. This gives me something to aim at! No idea if I could do it or not though, but it'll be fun finding out
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Re: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!

Postby hjs » February 11th, 2018, 2:37 pm

lindsayh wrote:
Hillclimber wrote:Congrats on the PB, Remi. Turning that corner 12:00 - 8:00 to go, that’s the hurt zone for the 30 when you’re on the edge.
Well done! Damien 58 MH


Wow - a rejuvenated Remi and a prodigal Damien hillclimber returns in one post! Are you training again Damien? How is the health?


Indeed good see the both.

Nice Remi :D congrats
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Re: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!

Postby Edward4492 » February 11th, 2018, 3:54 pm

Nice one Remi! Welcome back Damien, good to hear from you here (and on facebook).
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Re: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!

Postby remisture » February 13th, 2018, 6:13 am

Thanks a lot guys, good to be back :)
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Re: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!

Postby jackarabit » February 13th, 2018, 10:12 am

Huge 30’ number, Remi, and good to see you back on the forum. And good to see Hillclimber on the comeback trail from the DVT!
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Re: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!

Postby mdpfirrman » February 13th, 2018, 10:39 am

jackarabit wrote:Huge 30’ number, Remi, and good to see you back on the forum. And good to see Hillclimber on the comeback trail from the DVT!


@ Remi - great work and Congrats! I'm always a few days late on these! Good to see you again, that's an awesome time!

@ Kerosene - that's fantastic on your 2K! Sub 7 is quite a milestone! Congrats on that! To be honest, I knew it was a question of when, not if, for you!
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Re: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!

Postby G-dub » February 13th, 2018, 2:23 pm

Good to see the Reminator back on the boards. Awesome as usual
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Re: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!

Postby Hillclimber » February 14th, 2018, 12:33 am

hjs wrote:
lindsayh wrote:
Hillclimber wrote:Congrats on the PB, Remi. Turning that corner 12:00 - 8:00 to go, that’s the hurt zone for the 30 when you’re on the edge.
Well done! Damien 58 MH


Wow - a rejuvenated Remi and a prodigal Damien hillclimber returns in one post! Are you training again Damien? How is the health?


Indeed good see the both.

Nice Remi :D congrats


Thanks Lindsay, Ed, Henry, Jack!
It’s been interesting, returning to some level of form after a couple of health issues have been more or less brought under control.
Plenty of low rate meters, 30 r20 at UT2-1. Occasional harder work, a few 11:00 x 4 sessions.
Slow climb back. Keeping at it. Great to see the hard work and progress here - good motivation.

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