Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Head to Head

Time trials are great - one boat, with competitors taking turns running the same course on it.  Providing there's no change in wind and/or current, you'll get the most even playing field...but really, nothing is quite as exciting as head to head competition. 

Having your competitor in a boat right next to you, trying to beat you,
not only adds to the excitement, but it makes for faster course times
from almost all rowers.
In a time trial: he'll give it his all,
and you'll give it your all,
but head to head, you'll both give a little more.

In the end, we all have a little more fuel in the tank than we thought we had.

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