Endurance

My 310000m at the Fall Team Challenge 2022

My 310000m at the Fall Team Challenge 2022

I was not built for speed but maybe I deserve a medal for endurance. Very pleased to report that I did 310195m at the Fall Team Challenge 2022. A few years ago my friend Daniel Kendall a pro in erg rowing introduced me to the Fall Team Challenge in which I have participated ever since. …

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42195m - My First Full Marathon on the Rower

42195m – My First Full Marathon on the Rower

Years ago I enjoyed marathon running and ultra marathons. I never thought I would do a full marathon on a rower but I needed the distance for the Fall Team Challenge 2022. I would like to thank all my friends for their encouragement along the way. Last year the Fall Team Challenge was luke warm …

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36000 m – My Longest Rowing Session

Too tired to blog… just to say I am pleased I did a 36000 rowing session today which is the longest so farπŸ‘πŸ‘ŒπŸš£β€β™‚οΈ

647 Km Johannesburg to Maputo Cycle - Sweat to Help - Suar Para Ajudar - 5 to 9 Oct 2022

647 Km Johannesburg to Maputo Cycle – Sweat to Help – Suar Para Ajudar – 5 to 9 Oct 2022

Joe Almeida did it again! Joe has been involved in various charity fundraisers by cycling from Johannesburg to Cape Town (1400 Km) and from Johannesburg to Maputo. In July this year Joe did the 750 km End to End Portugal Cycling Holiday. This time around Joe and the Luso Africa Team cycled from Johannesburg (South …

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30000 m - My Longest Row

30000 m – My Longest Row

My total meters for this challenge now stands at 100,000 m. The 30,000 m today was the longest row I have doneπŸš£β€β™‚οΈ Good seeing everyone in the Ailish Sheehan All Stars Team doing well. The Team has so far rowed a total 693,147 m. Congratulations to everyone in the Team particularly to Daniel Kendall, Daphne …

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Daphne Scott - Ex South African Now a Decathlon American Record Holder

Daphne Scott – Ex South African Now a Decathlon American Record Holder

The article “The Anatomy Of A Decathlon American Record…And So Much More” first appeared on Geezer Jock. The article was written by John Harris, who teaches Journalism at Western Washington University (WWU). When Daphne Scott was a senior in high school in South Africa her class was shown highlights of the 1976 summer Olympics. She …

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25000 m – My Longest Row

My friends on the Ailish Sheehan All Stars Team of the Fall Team Challenge are all putting in the miles, great seeing them motivated so today I decided to try the 25,000 m row and it went well. Fantastic cardio workout. Experts say that rowing like swimming is a full body workout. Calories If you …

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Dog Days of Summer Challenge 2022

Dog Days of Summer Challenge 2022 – Done and Dusted

This afternoon I did my 20,000 meters rowing to complete the Dog Days of Summer Challenge. This challenge is hosted yearly August 1- 28. For the Dog Days Challenge one has to do a 10,000m on week 1; 20,000m on week 2; 30,000m on week 3 and 40,000m on week 4. It always amazes me: …

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My First Half Marathon on the Rower this Year

My First Half Marathon on the Rower – 2022

I did a 10,000 m in prepartion for the Fall Team Challenge September 15 – October 15, when by chance I noticed that the 10,000m had been added by default to the Dog Days of Summer Challenge August 1- August 28. Well… why not continue? For the Dog Days Chalenge one has to do a …

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750 km End to End Portugal Cycling Holiday - 1 to 5 July 2022

750 km End to End Portugal Cycling Holiday – 1 to 5 July 2022

Congratulations to Joe Almeida, to all the Participants and to Volta Pro Tours Organisers on completing the epic ‘N2 Challenge Portugal End to End’… 750 km of hard pedalling but great funπŸš΄β€β™€οΈπŸš΄β€β™‚οΈπŸ’¨πŸ’¨πŸ‘πŸ‘ŒπŸŽˆπŸΊπŸ·πŸΎπŸ‘ Quiet Roads, Glorious Climbs, Sweeping Descents Not just the best cycling experience of my life but one of the best experiences all round. …

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