Traunsee Regatta (Gmunden) Review

I can’t believe I’ve waited so long to write this post because one should share fantastic news as soon as possible. Almost a month ago, I competed in the Traunsee Regatta in Gmunden, Upper...

Donaubund Sprint Regatta Review

About a month ago, I competed in the Donaubund Sprint Regatta on the Old Danube in the single, the double and the quad. Apart from winning all races, I also suffered a minor sunstroke and got really s...

Ode to my wonderful blood test results

In late May, Max thought it was a good idea for me to get my blood tested. I had mentioned that I was tired quite often and he suspected I might have vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Of course, alarm...

Rowvegan is changingĀ 

Change is good. Change is necessary. Since I have been working full time since the beginning of June, have rowing practice at least five times a week and am also trying to finish my dissertation soone...

Week 23/2016 in Review

Training Since I had a really stressful week at work and am already a little bit behind on my week-in-review posts, I will keep this one relatively short. After taking a rest day on Monday, Tina and I...

Ellida Sprint Regatta Race Review

Last Sunday, I competed in the Ellida Sprint Regatta on the Old Danube in Vienna, in the single, the double with Tina, and the quad with Tina, Eva, and Andrea. Even though I won two races, I wasn̵...

My First Rowing Race

Given the title, you probably already suspected that this article was not written by Marlies. As some of you might now, I, Herbert, started making attempts at rowing last year, and got into a regular ...

Week 22/2016 in Review

Training Last week was fairly stressful because I started working on Wednesday and wasn’t sure how much time and energy I’d have towards the end of the week. Additionally, the last meeting...

Week 21/2016 in Review

Training Last week was a recovery week, which I am always looking forward to, but don’t enjoy very much in the end. Somehow, I am always a little bit more exhausted than usual and quite grumpy a...

Kuchelau Regatta Review

Last Thursday, Tina and I competed in our first 1000m regatta of the season. For those of you who don’t know, 1000m is the regular race distance for Masters’ competitions. Sadly, there are...