Washington Post All Met 2011 Announced

And some other news items… . . . → Read More: Washington Post All Met 2011 Announced

Washington Post All-Met Rowing – Further Thoughts…

After my last post I sat down and watched the video from each of the rowers who had been selected to the Men’s All-Met Rowing Team. Each of the men is given about 30 seconds of time.

Rowing is an incredibly difficult sport. It requires constant workouts, weights, running, and hours spent rowing on erg machines (usually staring at a blank wall.) Then you go on the water in the heat/cold/rain/wind/ to get whatever time you can to row as a team. Unlike many other sports – you don’t normally say “I play crew“. It is a lot of work. The discipline of these rowers is incredible. So what questions does the Washington Post ask?

I got these from watching . . . → Read More: Washington Post All-Met Rowing – Further Thoughts…

Don’t Worry McLean Rowers – The Washington Post is wrong.

Today I found the Men’s Washington Post All-Met Team for Rowing. Found is the right word – it isn’t the easiest thing to find. I looked through their choices for best boats of the year. I have talked all year about how well McLean has done in the Men’s First Four Category. Were they the choice for boat of the year? No. TC Williams was.

What?

What were some of the results this year (for the Men’s First Four)?:

3 Apr 2010: Walter Mess Regatta – McLean First

10 Apr 2010: Darrell Winslow Regatta – McLean First. TC Williams was in Delaware where they took 2nd.

17 Apr 2010: TC Williams Smokey Jacobs Regatta. Distant 3rd in their heat. 2nd . . . → Read More: Don’t Worry McLean Rowers – The Washington Post is wrong.