row2k video
SEARCH:  

FKT for Death Valley 2k
Dan Lynch  · July 22, 2022
At 282 feet (85.5 meters) below sea level, Badwater Basin in Death Valley California is not a place you’d want to Erg a 2,000m TT too often, but at least once in your life, if the circumstances present themselves, I say ‘Why not?’ And before you shake your head in disbelief, just know there were four other people who took a brief turn on the RowErg before I started, one was a former German rower (female) who was kind enough to film a bit before the iPhone over heated, but she also called out an impromptu race plan! Oh, did I mention, it was about 12:45 in the afternoon, 119°F (48.33°C), and the lowest spot in the Western Hemisphere. My time, well, I wasn’t about to go crazy in that heat, so I’ll take the 7:34.6 (1:53.6) at SR=26 as a ‘below sea level’ PB and a fun Erg story for the ages!! (Did I mention that four hours later, I did yet another 2k at 8,365’ altitude (Mount Whitney Portal), this time with much less oxygen and an 8:04.5 SR=24!

Views: 957 | Rating:   0.00(0 rates)

Categories: Racing   Indoor Rowing   Totally Random   Inspirational   Other   Greatest Ever  

Comments

Log in to comment
There are no Comments yet

Related Videos

2018 World Rowing Junior Championships - Saturday 11 August - I.
WorldRowingFISA
45.8k views  ·  4 years ago

2018 World Rowing Junior Championships - Saturday 11 August - II.
WorldRowingFISA
44.7k views  ·  4 years ago

2018 World Rowing Junior Championships - Friday 10 August
WorldRowingFISA
44.1k views  ·  4 years ago

2018 World Rowing Junior Championships - Thursday 9 August
WorldRowingFISA
44.0k views  ·  4 years ago

European Rowing Championship - Poznan, M2x, Heat 1
pawelzul
21.5k views  ·  15 years ago

Men's Pair - 2000 Olympics
kcaners
19.7k views  ·  15 years ago



SUPPORT ROW2K
If you enjoy and rely on row2k, we need your help to be able to keep doing all this. Though row2k sometimes looks like a big, outside-funded operation, it mainly runs on enthusiasm and grit. Help us keep it coming, thank you! Learn more.

Get our Newsletter!

Support row2k!

Tremendous thanks to our
row2k supporters!

Get Social with row2k!
Like row2k on Facebook Follow row2k on Twitter Follow row2k on Instagram Follow row2k on Youtube Connect with row2k on LinkedIn

Get the row2k app!

row2k rowing store!

Get our Newsletter!
Enter your email address to receive our weekly newsletter.

Support row2k!


Advertiser Index
Advertise on row2k