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Late season kayak paddling

I got out on the water today and was able to at least log 7.5 miles.  I was hoping for more but more than half our local reservoir is frozen so I had to do some laps on the clear parts with Paddling Buddy Dave. 20 more words

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New piece of gym equipment

I knew it was coming for weeks, but today it finally showed up.

My neighborhood fitness center finally installed a Smith machine so now I have a reasonable way to work heavier squats into my workouts once again. 235 more words

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The Vinnie Tortorich FB Live where he talks about the time change, our upcoming trip, and his training on the kayak ergometer

Feel free to skip to 26:42 where he starts talking about our trip and the indoor kayak training ergometer I built for him, but I encourage you to watch the whole video. 26 more words

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Odds and ends

I am not making any announcements, but my friendly UPS delivery man dropped off a new book from Amazon so I can now begin some “research.” I’m looking forward to reading it and when I’m done I’ll post a review. 92 more words

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Slow motion wing paddle

A very good look at the wing stroke for kayakers.

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My new design of a kayaking ergometer made from a Nordic Track ski machine

I’ve completed my new, more compact design for the kayak ergometer.  I call this model “The Tortorich Model” because this one was specifically built for Vinnie Tortorich to train on. 140 more words

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James River Rundown practice run

If you would have told me a few years ago that I would paddle an ultra-marathon in a kayak I would have told you you were crazy. 303 more words

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