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Hard-fought silver medal for the team

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From Beginner to Pro in Less Than 10,000 Hours

I got the idea for the title of this post based on an interview I did last week in which Jeff King, the interviewer, remarks I look like an “old pro” on the water.  I’ve also read Malcolm Gladwell’s book, … Continue reading

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2K Erg Test

Our M8+ group just finished a 2k erg test earlier today.  We had a great team performance with a lot of powerful guys showing their stuff.  When you have a solid team performance with every guy putting forth fast times … Continue reading

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Beast Mode

This is a funny picture taken during our 6k test a few days ago. I can explain the foaming mouth! You see, I just started taking a BCAA supplement and this foam seems to be one of the side effects … Continue reading

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Olympic Training Year Underway

We’ve been back to full time training since the beginning of October. The time off after worlds was a much needed break from rowing. I tried to maintain some of my fitness by bicycling and playing pick up hockey at … Continue reading

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Inside The Olympic Dream By Cam Sylvester

My teammate, Cam Sylvester, rows the lightweight pair for Canada with partner Doug Vandor. He put together this short film, check it out.

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Why Do We Willingly Suffer?

I just got home from another good hard day of training on Elk Lake on a nice and cool summer day here in Victoria. One of my teammates interviewed me yesterday for a video documentary he’s working on which will … Continue reading

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