January 2016 at the OTC

When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...  - Marcus Aurelius This morning was an especially quiet and serene sunrise over the lake as a thick, unfamiliar fog settled in. My standard routine is to hustle into the boathouse to organize … Continue reading January 2016 at the OTC

2015 World Championships Recap

To say the least, the 2015 World Championships was an incredibly challenging regatta for Ellen and me--emotionally, mentally and physically. It was not the overall outcome we wanted nor expected, but at the end of the day, we got Olympic qualification for the women's double taken care of (mini fist pump) and that was the … Continue reading 2015 World Championships Recap

2015 Pre-Worlds Training Camp: Erba, Italy

Ciao from Erba, Italy! We arrived early last Thursday morning into Milan and traveled the short hour by bus to our pre-Worlds training site in the small town of Erba, Italy. We are staying in the "Leonardo da Vinci" Hotel where we've been enjoying the friendly staff and delicious meals. It's an older, but well … Continue reading 2015 Pre-Worlds Training Camp: Erba, Italy