Washington Post Article on the Charlie Butt Regatta

Includes a nice gallery of 10 pics. . . . → Read More: Washington Post Article on the Charlie Butt Regatta

Addendum to my M2V8 Evaluation, and Videos You Should See…

This is nice… . . . → Read More: Addendum to my M2V8 Evaluation, and Videos You Should See…

Don’t Forget “The Boat Race” on Saturday

Oxford vs Cambridge – with local boys! . . . → Read More: Don’t Forget “The Boat Race” on Saturday

St Albans’ Kevin Baum & Thomas Jefferson’s William Zeng … Wow

Kevin+Baum+Oxford+Boat+Club+fixture+University+AzDLuGOULm9l

Seriously… Wow… . . . → Read More: St Albans’ Kevin Baum & Thomas Jefferson’s William Zeng … Wow

Mid-Atlantic Erg Sprints 2012 and (Men’s) Predictions

Who would be silly enough to make predictions after one Erging competition? … . . . → Read More: Mid-Atlantic Erg Sprints 2012 and (Men’s) Predictions

Alternative Team Ranking for 2011

I don’t agree with it – but here it is… . . . → Read More: Alternative Team Ranking for 2011

Which Northern Virginia High School Crew Team is Best? 2010-2011 Edition

Using a New and Improved System… . . . → Read More: Which Northern Virginia High School Crew Team is Best? 2010-2011 Edition

Which Northern Virginia High School Crew Team is best? The Winner is…

The unanswered question:

We have a really good idea which team is best in a particular event. Competitions answer that question for us. Individuals can probably be ranked as well. I suspect this would be done by comparing erg times.

But when we go to a competition, we usually hear people yelling for a school. Walking around regattas, I didn’t see a single T-shirt proclaiming someone’s erg time. I did see a lot that said “Robinson Crew” or “Westfields Crew” or “Oakton Crew”. Given those categories… which team is best?

I don’t know of any ranking by school. I didn’t see anything when I searched Google. I don’t know who might have a system. Since I couldn’t find one – . . . → Read More: Which Northern Virginia High School Crew Team is best? The Winner is…

VASRA – Virginia State Championships – Final Heats – Men's Eight Final

When we last had the Virginia State Championships – we were able to get in all of the preliminary heats but none of the finals. It looks as though VASRA has decided to hold the final heats during what originally was the Occoquan Classic on 22 May 2010. Based on the projected 10AM start time, it looks as though we will only see the upperclass finals. It would have been nice to see the freshman and novices get one more chance to race – but it doesn’t look as though it will happen. Maybe I’ll be surprised – it would be nice to see VASRA add a “press releases” page and keep us updated.

The good news – for those . . . → Read More: VASRA – Virginia State Championships – Final Heats – Men's Eight Final