The IRA took up pretty much all of row2k's attention last weekend, so here is our IRA edition of the Recap:
Everybody in the Lake
When you're the Princeton Light Women and you sweep every event and win the Natty? Well, then everyone swims:
You can see the whole gallery here
Good Gear Choice
They should put this person in charge of something.
Birds of a Feather
Sold Out Crowd
Word is the IRA was a full sell-out on Sunday...and there sure wasn't much room on the 'beach' at Mercer:
and, same shot, different (on-water) angle
A Moment of Zen?
Synced up, Always
When you are a two-time IRA Champ double and haven't lost a race in two years, you do everything in sync:
Check out the whole sequence of the Princeton Light Women's synchronized lake jump starting here.
How'd the 2V do?
That was the first thing the 5-seat of Cal's Varsity asked when the media boat pulled alongside. Much like the story in our Sunday Report about the Princeton Light Men's 1V asking after their second boat, these guys wanted to know how the whole team did while they were out doing their own race. Thinking Team first.
Up at the start, it's a boot and rally move, but fish gotta eat at the finish line, too.
No pics, please.
Volley For Warmup
One of the fun-er warm ups we've seen, for sure.
The Drone Pilot's POV of the action:
Chasing gold was pretty much why everyone showed up, right?
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Maybe drop a few more bucks on the lettering so we can read it?
Eagle's Eye on the Racing
That's a Lotta Hands On
Looked like a Chicken Dipper Learn to Row Day for a sec there.
Hello, My Name is...
The IRA regatta organizers let the crew members say their own names while continuing to hand out medals--it was faster and way more entertaining.
No word on whether the real Slim Shady stood up...
One Sweet Lid
One of the Bates rowers gave IRA Commissioner Gary Caldwell a home made hat.
Or, ifyk, Another Cold, well, you'd know...
Yep, that's def a Finger Pic
Yeah, that one's not gonna be fixable in post...
You Know its Over When...
... PNRA chief Kris Grudt hauls away the return docks.
Or maybe that just means it's time for the next massive regatta:
See you in Sarasota, kids.