Water Rower

13 Dec 18
the Rondout Rower

THURSDAY…. December 13, 2018….. Time: 5:03 am EDT 24°F…..Cloudy…..Humidity 75% …..Wind 3 mph 350°N Water temperature at Albany: 33°F Water plus air temperature = 57° (Conditions NOT safe for rowing) 05:37 am HIGH TIDE 07:24 am SLACK CURRENT 07:15 am SUNRISE 10:54 am EBB CURRENT 11:24 am LOW TIDE 11:37 am MOONRISE (Waxing Crescent, 31% […]

12 Dec 18
Julia's Portfolio

Pushing through the pain, junior Alvin Li and his team maneuver their oars to propel the boat swiftly through the water. They compete in crew, a rowing sport that has risen in popularity over the years. For Li, the teamwork aspect is the best part of the sport and is what drove him to further […]

12 Dec 18
This UCI Life

By Anabelle Cheng Reporting: – Conducted six separate interviews with various rowers to find the right character to focus on and to collect rowing and erging sounds – Woke up everyday at 4:45AM, week 10 and finals week to collect ambi on land and water practices – Research on the novel, Boys in the Boat […]

12 Dec 18
the Rondout Rower

WEDNESDAY…. December 12, 2018….. Time: 4:58 am EDT 25°F…..Cloudy…..Humidity 82% …..Wind 2 mph 290°WNW Water temperature at Albany: 34°F Water plus air temperature = 59° (Conditions NOT safe for rowing) 06:36 am SLACK CURRENT 07:14 am SUNRISE 09:54 am EBB CURRENT 10:41 am LOW TIDE 11:05 am MOONRISE (Waxing Crescent, 23% visible) SETS 9:22 pm […]

12 Dec 18
evolutionistx

  For most of he last century, the received wisdom in the social sciences has been that human evolution stopped a long time ago–in the most up-to-date version, before modern humans expanded out of Africa some 50,000 years ago. This implies that human minds must be the same everywhere–the “psychic unity of mankind.” It would […]

12 Dec 18
Side of Kail

There’s one question regarding travel I get more than any other: How do you workout and prioritize fitness while on the road?  My best advice can be summed up in 3 bullets: Focus on the purpose of your trip first. If you’re taking a vacation because you desperately need to relax–KICK BACK and let yourself […]

12 Dec 18
Hear The Boat Sing

12 December 2018 By Tim Koch Tim Koch witnesses trials and errors. As reported on HTBS, on 7 December, the last 18 contenders from the Oxford University Women’s Boat Club raced each other in two eights over the full Putney to Mortlake course. Shortly afterwards, Oxford’s men did the same. Three days later, it was the […]

12 Dec 18
CBS Denver

Wednesday morning, four U.S. veterans will embark on a massive challenge. The group, known as Fight Oar Die, is taking part in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.

11 Dec 18
UK NEWS

Shirley Thompson is rescued after her boat began taking in water on Day 11 of her voyage. from UK News https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-46526100

11 Dec 18
More UK News

Image caption Shirley Thompson is attempting to become the oldest woman to row across the Atlantic A 60-year-old Belfast woman hoping to become the oldest woman to row solo across the Atlantic has been safely rescued after her boat began taking in water on Day 11 of her voyage. Shirley Thompson started her bid last […]

11 Dec 18
Kaylee B writing: what is she writing

Getting into the GB rowing team is not easy and is not for the faint hearted. According to several websites, including the ‘irishtimes.com’, rowing is one of the ‘hardest sports in the world’ and is in the top five in the Olympics for difficulty. Is all this training worth the medal at the end though? […]

11 Dec 18
the Rondout Rower

TUESDAY…. December 11, 2018….. Time: 4:24 am EDT 16°F…..Clear…..Humidity 86% …..Wind 0 mph 220°SW Water temperature at Albany: 33.5°F Water plus air temperature = 49.5° (Conditions NOT safe for rowing) 05:48 am SLACK CURRENT 07:13 am SUNRISE 09:00 am EBB CURRENT 10:04 am LOW TIDE 10:30 am MOONRISE (Waxing Crescent, 15% visible) SETS 8:25 pm […]

11 Dec 18
Rowing from Home to Home

SIMPSON’S DONKEY is for SALE! SIMPSON’s DONKEY is a Rannoch R20 built in 2016. She is configured as a Solo or Pairs boat She is currently based in the south of Australia and would be ideal for a Solo or Pair considering an Indian Ocean crossing as she is already in Australia. She was the […]

10 Dec 18
Source to Sea

Henley Regatta 1902 – John Betjeman Underneath a light straw boater In his pink Leander tie Ev’ry ripple in the water caught the Captain in the eye… O’er the plenitude of houseboats Plop of punt-poles, creak of rowlocks, Many a man of some distinction scanned the reach to Temple Island As a south wind fluttered […]

10 Dec 16

If you were writing a rubric for rowing, what would it look like? You remember rubrics: those pages of detail your teacher would hand out that articulated the criteria that would be used to judge your work. For your writing, the rubric would analyze if you maintained the proper voice, cited your research correctly, applied […]