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by joe80
July 3rd, 2020, 10:23 am
Forum: Competition
Topic: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread
Replies: 1177
Views: 212174

Re: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread

MAD continued their strong start to the season in winning the June challenge. Well done. SUB7 floated the most boats with 13 on the virtual river. Welcome to a new team Firm Fitness. Future Challenges: August - Forum Flyers September - Fitness Matters October - PaddyPower A reminder to new teams tha...
by joe80
June 29th, 2020, 8:20 am
Forum: Competition
Topic: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread
Replies: 1177
Views: 212174

Re: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread

Yes, it is the Henly 2112 metres. Not being a twitterati, it took me a good few minutes to find the official description but it may be found here;

https://www.obesemanrowing.org.uk/team-tokyrow/

Regards,
Joe
by joe80
June 3rd, 2020, 12:17 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread
Replies: 1177
Views: 212174

Re: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread

Congratulations to the MAD Team for winning the opening challenge of the new season. Well done Sub7 for launching sixteen crews. Germania entered with a bang, launching three highly-placed boats with the best occupying 2nd place on the leaderboard. #TokyRow have the July challenge, Forum Flyers the ...
by joe80
May 2nd, 2020, 12:59 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread
Replies: 1177
Views: 212174

Re: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread

Congratulations to Sub7 for winning the final challenge of this CTC season and also floating the largest number of boats last month. Well done MAD team for producing some great performances over the year and finishing on top of the leaderboard in the 2019-20 season. Free Spirits have the June challe...
by joe80
April 5th, 2020, 4:31 am
Forum: Competition
Topic: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread
Replies: 1177
Views: 212174

Re: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread

March produced another outstanding performance by the MAD team with the leading boat and the top three individual positions on the leaderboard. Congratulations to them and to Sub7 for launching most boats. The 59 crews completing the course were 20 down in number compared with February. Possibly thi...
by joe80
April 2nd, 2020, 6:27 am
Forum: Competition
Topic: Spring VIII Series; Rowers Only?
Replies: 4
Views: 617

Re: Spring VIII Series; Rowers Only?

Thanks Georgie.

Regards,
Joe
by joe80
March 31st, 2020, 4:17 am
Forum: Competition
Topic: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread
Replies: 1177
Views: 212174

Re: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread

To give some context to the April CTC, it was suggested by Gary Curtis during a facebook discussion around three weeks ago. 'Gary Curtis How about this then 3 x 1721m 4 mins rest 5163 meters 3 April. 1721 Robert Walpole became the first Prime Minister of Britain.' A history lesson and a session all ...
by joe80
March 30th, 2020, 3:17 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Spring VIII Series; Rowers Only?
Replies: 4
Views: 617

Spring VIII Series; Rowers Only?

It's a positive move by C2 to initiate this competition while most of us are stuck at home. https://www.concept2.com/news/2020-spring-viii-series?fbclid=IwAR1jd4FqPwV_ZPHzLKevap6l2gY2Ob3SmECTrUhSDfNFQsXHIweiHSj4p-A The description seems to point to the use of Rowing ergs only but no mention is made ...
by joe80
March 29th, 2020, 7:31 am
Forum: Competition
Topic: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread
Replies: 1177
Views: 212174

Re: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread

My opinion is that, in this abnormal world, we should continue to operate in as usual a fashion as possible. i don't know the proportions but there's a considerable number of us who erg at home rather than in the gym. It's one of the few sports that can continue under the self-distancing regime. Dou...
by joe80
March 28th, 2020, 2:30 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread
Replies: 1177
Views: 212174

Re: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread

Just three days left for the Independents to come up with a session. Otherwise it'll be Dougie's default 2km ...

Regards,
Joe
by joe80
March 2nd, 2020, 9:50 am
Forum: Competition
Topic: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread
Replies: 1177
Views: 212174

Re: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread

https://i.postimg.cc/pVsJxkQ3/ctcjun20c.png https://i.postimg.cc/kGYQcXX7/ctcfeb20.png February was a very successful month for the MAD team. They took first and third positions with a further crew in the top ten. Congratulations! It was also a good month for Sub7 with second position and fifteen b...
by joe80
February 25th, 2020, 6:05 am
Forum: Competition
Topic: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread
Replies: 1177
Views: 212174

Re: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread

I received this request for an early challenge: "Could I please request the JULY CTC challenge for #TeamTokyRow? As you may recall, I am doing "TokyRow" from my house to Japan in time for the Olympics and getting (50) people to take part in the CTC and other challenges was part of my goal. As it wra...
by joe80
February 25th, 2020, 5:54 am
Forum: Competition
Topic: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread
Replies: 1177
Views: 212174

Re: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread

Piergiorgio Nasi has communicated the CTC for March on behalf of RC Mantova it is:

4 x 4 minutes with 4 minutes rest intervals. First from a standing start, the others as you wish. Record the distance covered during the active efforts.

Regards,
Joe
by joe80
February 4th, 2020, 5:51 am
Forum: Competition
Topic: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread
Replies: 1177
Views: 212174

Re: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread

In winning the January challenge, Sub7 started the New Year in the same mode as they finished 2019. Well done. With 13 boats on the virtual river, they also produced the largest flotilla. MAD have the May challenge. MARCH - RC Mantova APRIL - Independents https://i.postimg.cc/Hn7WrbGT/ctcjan20.png h...
by joe80
January 25th, 2020, 12:13 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread
Replies: 1177
Views: 212174

Re: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread

The Diamonds have concluded their poll and decided on the February CTC:

All the 60's
Row 12 x 60 secs - 60 secs rest between each.
With 5 making up a boat that makes 60 x 60 secs in total.

First rep from a standing start, others as you like.

Regards,
Joe