Category: Rowing

The Wonder Awkward Years.

My day yesterday was a chain-reaction. It started with me feeling wanderlusty and contemplating what I could do for fun in the next few months. Which led me to look up my list of things to do in… Read More

Running Dreams and the Middle 500.

Back in the days of rowing, one of the most dreaded races was the 2000m. Too long to be an all-out sprint, to short to be a steady strong pace, it was the middle-child of rowing distances that… Read More

Edmonton! … And Wine!

I woke up at 5am, but I had a really good reason for it. It was Hillary’s birthday, which meant party in Edmonton!! The party itself was fantastic. There were fancy cheeses and fancy wines and great people… Read More

Run Jillian, Run.

Cardiovascular fitness aside, rowing was taking it’s toll on my knee. The left one. The weak one. The repetitive motion of catch, drive, finish, recovery was wearing away some of my knee’s defenses and causing it to develop… Read More

I’m home!

The alarm went off at 5am this morning and I made the long trek to the Managua Airport. I lie, the trek wasn’t long, it’s just across the street! I stood in line for awhile, but eventually made… Read More

Splash Pools, Rooftops, and Mystery Creams

My bug bites continue to be itchy as can be. I tried using hydrocortisone cream, but it wasn’t working so it was off to the local pharmacy. They gave me some cream that I’m not sure what it’s… Read More

The Titan Trek

My friends, I have devised a new definition of pain and sorrow in the name of sport and fitness. If you’re interested in attempting it yourself, please hurry to the Reservoir before the water comes back in. Introducing… Read More

Racing in Nelson, BC

After the months of training, learning how to row, it was time. Though I’ve only trained in the 8+, Milan originally had me scheduled to race the Junior Women’s 4-, too. I would have liked to race the… Read More