When you live a few hours from your regatta venue, sometimes you just have to rent a hotel room and crash, because that 6:30am rigging call is easier when it’s closer. Draw back is, many of the creature comforts that you would lug with you to the regatta have to be left behind for a […]Read more "Right back at it! "
This is an article about Leila that was written in our local home paper, the Seguin Gazette by Felicia Frazar Gazette reporter. Printed August 8th, 2016. See the original article at http://seguingazette.com/news/article_8d0c057e-5dca-11e6-a746-e32e7a7dc68c.html Leila Seguin’s 13-year-old Leila (center), pictured here practicing on Lady Bird Lake, began rowing after watching a video of the U.S. Olympic Women’s […]Read more "Seguin teen takes to the water for love of rowing by Felicia Frazar"
So the school year has started, which means practices for competitive rowing have started. Leila was so scared going into the year. Being in middle school with a group in high school (many of whom, will be graduating this year), has left her feeling less confident in her skills for the Varsity team; the teenage uncertainties […]Read more "Back to Work!"
There are girls camps and boys camps and day camps, but there is nothing like a rowing camp. The days are long, and the conditioning is crucial, but the summer camps for rowing keep rowers in shape for the upcoming year. Leila went to the Navy Rowing Camp summer of 2015, and as one of […]Read more "Rowing Camp…A Necessity"
It is very exciting to learn today, that the NYT bestselling book, The Boys in the Boat, has finally been casted! I have been waiting (along with so many other rowing enthusiasts) for this movie! The story of 9 University of Washington rowers who, through struggle and perseverance, make it to the 1936 Olympics. The […]Read more "Let’s go to the Movies!"
The spring season, in rowing, is the toughest season. Fall regattas are have the head races and the winter season focuses on body core work and erging, but all the hard work pays off in the spring. The heavy races are from February through May, and for those chosen for the traveling regattas, like to the elite San […]Read more "Regatta: Day one down, start of day two!"
Would you put 87 octane in a $3 mil car?Read more "Nutrition! Nutrition! Nutrition!"