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Boat on the Bayou
November 13, 2012
I definitely made a geographic leap yesterday, crossing the wide Mississippi and arriving in New Orleans.  more

Feature
Destination: Destin
November 9, 2012
Speed traps, underwater burrs, pelicans, and rooms with a view - how's the camping going?  more

Excerpt three of John Tracey's road trip across the country with his single.  more

Feature
From Philly to Nashville
November 3, 2012
In which John tours Nashville, and takes a row on Johnny Cash's lake.  more

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Contemplating An Epic Journey
October 29, 2012
John Tracey sets off to cross the country with a single and a song.  more

A recounting, from the umpire's launch, of the epic 2012 Peabody Cup Final between Phillips Exeter and Mt St Joseph.  more

Feature
Nights before a Championship…
May 25, 2012
Anyone who has ever participated in a sport knows the feeling..the pre-competition nerves that take over on the eve of competition.  more

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Flash
April 24, 2012
About halfway down the lake, I noticed a very peculiar trend. Some of the other boats were already heading back, not even fifteen minutes into the practice.  more

Poem
Legacy
November 7, 2011
A poem by Rose Ehrlich, a senior who rows two-seat for the Mount Saint Joseph varsity eight. She wrote this poem to read to her team mates at the boat talk before her final Head of the Charles rowing for the Mount.  more

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Gently Down the Stream
October 10, 2011
I was a coxswain at Merion Mercy Academy in Philadelphia for the past 4 years of high school, so when asked to write a definition paper for my english class, naturally, I defined the word "crew". The meaning came upon me during last years Head of the Charles regatta, so I felt it necessary to share it with the rowing world headed to Boston this year.  more

Letter from St. Petersburg
Golden Blades, the race
June 14, 2011
The long Russian winter has given way to a warm Russian spring.  more

Letter from St. Petersburg
Golden Blades, post-race
June 13, 2011
Win or lose, racing was over, fair enough. Dinner at the hotel, decent and plentiful.  more

Essay
7am Warmup in Oak Ridge
April 18, 2011
Junior rower Hannah Weiss bring us this essay, about her "first ever row before dawn" in Oak Ridge, TN.  more

Feature
Rowing with Volcanoes
March 21, 2011
When I told my friends that I was traveling to Antigua this winter, they “oohed” and “ahhed” and immediately conjured up visions of the Caribbean island by that name, located in the Bahamas. When I informed them that the Antigua I meant was actually a landlocked city located within the third-world country of Guatemala, their envious smiles quickly faded to blank stares..  more

Poem
6 am Practice
March 1, 2011
Junior lightweight rower Samantha Brecht makes her second contribution to row2k with a poem on the everyday early morning practices that help her crew to their goals  more

Poem
Winter Rowing...A Cautionary Tale
December 14, 2010
One winter’s morn the cry went out,
“This morning we will row!”  more

Poem
I Bought Myself an Erg for Christmas
December 13, 2010
'Twas the night before Christmas and all through he house
Not a creature was stirring, except for a spouse  more

Feature
Masters Nationals...The Final Day
August 15, 2010
There is one more day at Masters Nationals before the pack up, and loading frenzy begins.  more

Feature
Masters Nationals - Day Two
August 14, 2010
As day two began, so did the wind. Rowers were greeted by a 15-20 m.p.h. headwind, and a bit of a dust bowl feeling (a precursor to next years nationals in Oklahoma?).  more

Feature
Masters Nationals...Day One
August 13, 2010
This year, I'm sweep rowing in addition to sculling, and for the first time I feel like part of a crew team  more

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