Posts tagged “crew”


I am seriously considering buying myself an erg. There are two craptastic ones at my gym, and I haven’t rowed on a nice one in so long that I have almost forgetten how tremendously painful it is. We have plenty of room on the back patio for it. And I’m not exactly going to lose

I really dig the idea of Campus Quilt. I have probably a good two hundred t-shirts from crew and college; and growing up in Daytona Beach was like living in a land of free t-shirts And, hey, they say that “We completely quilt the entire quilt on a commercial quilting machine. It’s quiltarific!

Florida Crew Alumni Search

Hey, Florida Crew Alumni! One of the current rowers, Kerri Riva, is attempting to find everyone. If you used to row for UF, drop her a line and let her know how to find you. Hell, drop me a line and let me know how to find you. (I highly doubt she’s trying to get

Nude Rowing

Nude, and loving it – The members of Scotland’s Robert Gordon University Crew team, who, according to captain Andrew Shannon, are training in the buff to “find out what natural assets we have for rowing.” The team, which has braved wintry conditions while preparing for next month’s Aberdeen Universities boat race, consists of four female


The USRowing web site is essentially the same as it was five years ago. It’s incredible that this is the organization that basically runs the sport of crew in the United States and they haven’t bothered to make the most simple of upgrades. There must be thousands of rowers who are also computer geeks. Their

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A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


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