Lucerne 2010 Day 3

Well, we’ve been here a few days now and I just thought I would update everyone on how things have been going. We had a momentous row this evening. It was a great row and all, but I’m talking more about the fact that we didn’t have to change the rig at all. After 4 rows we’re finally able to just jump in and row. Other than the fact that we’re finding a good rhythm right now and were able to peg 1:15s at a 34, we can just row. It also helps that Ned finally got here today so we’ve got a coxswain now. We’re hitting that good light pop at the front end and just push swing rhythm.
If you’re interested in finding out a little about the timetable of racing you can go here: Timetable of racing and you can find the eights entries here: 8+ entries

Lucerne has been fun. We’ve aranged with the other hotel to take our dinners there but we’re still on our own for lunches. That MotoMio place down the street has been great to us. The provide a good lunch that isn’t too expensive for a meal. But, prices in Switzerland are still a little on the expensive side. Any meal will run about 20-25 Francs, and their currency is pretty much on par with the Dollar.

Everyone is rolling into town now. The Canadians, Austalians, Italians, Kiwis and Chinese are here, and the other countries are trickling in now too. It’s getting crowded and everyone is itching to race. I can’t wait for Friday to come around so that we can get this show on the road.

I’ll try to add a few pictures tomorrow. I’m still figuring out all the coding

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About Steven Coppola

I'm a rower with the US rowing team. I've been doing this for about 10 years now and have recently decided to explore the world of blogging
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2 Responses to Lucerne 2010 Day 3

  1. Mimi says:

    Did you run into Sam yet? Can’t wait to see some pictures.

  2. Yeah I saw him briefly yesterday. They were busy rigging and I had to get out of there. I’m sure I’ll continue to run into him. Its a smallish venue.

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