Potomac Boat Club

Membership in the Potomac Boat Club Concept2 Team is Empowering

2018 Concept2 2018 Concept2 2018 Concept2 World Erg ChallengeThe Concept2 virtual team challenge, World Erg Challenge, is ten-days old and I’ve only clocked 24,607 meters so far–but I am still mid-pack in the Potomac Boat Club. For context, challenge leader, Parker Sheppard, has clocked 126,445 meters–more than 100,000 meters ahead of me. But I am picking up and am hopeful and am also having fun and am happy, to be honest, that I am not at the bottom. Maybe by the time I am 50–I just turned 48 this month–I will be hitting 100,000 meters by ten-days in (that’s an attainable 10,000 meters-a-day–totally do-able). 

Here’s a cool little embed that Concept2 is offering now that shows how many meters each PBC-affiliated rower has accumulated during the current season. 

Potomac Boat Club

If you’ll scroll down, you’ll see I have logged only 298,027 meters this season–PBC mid-pack.

Our #1 virtual rower is 24-year-old Andrew Weinstein who is currently erging from his home in Philadelphia. Dude’s rowed 6,084,163 meters just this season!

Yes, a little over six-million meters sitting on that black padded rubber seat and pulling those handles held at the end of a bike chain, attached to fans, flywheels, and bungee cords, in over six million catches, drives, finishes, and recoveries.

Damn!

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