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#1. You need flawless balance on the recovery. You need white hot focus and the concentration to row square blades cleanly for seven miles. Smooth water doesn't hurt either. - Author: Brad Alan Lewis
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#2. As you become more proficient, fewer people can offer you advice, although in truth, that's when you need it the most because the stakes just keep getting higher and higher. - Author: Brad Alan Lewis
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#3. Rowing is such a fine sport. Everyone goes backward, and the leader can see his opponents as they struggle in vain. - Author: Brad Alan Lewis
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#4. I felt okay for the first 45 seconds, and then my vision grew fussy. My lungs felt like deflated balloons. I would have sucked oxygen through my ears, if that were possible. I was experiencing oxygen debt, or perhaps better stated, oxygen death. - Author: Brad Alan Lewis
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#5. The time to be upset is during the race, when you can actually do something about it. Nothing could be done now. A thousand times I'd told them: the key to racing is to come off the water regretting nothing. - Author: Brad Alan Lewis
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#6. If anyone here is secretly dreaming of making the Olympics, I can tell you exactly how to do it, two words: Sustained Obsession. The obsession isn't so hard. But keeping it sustained is a tough nut to crack. A heart-felt enemy can go a long way to sustaining your obsession. Love your enemy. - Author: Brad Alan Lewis
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#7. Rowing is an absurdly simple sport. I can easily guide a beginner throught the right technical motions. The difficulty arises when the beginner attempts to repeat those motions on a bumpy race course, at 40 strokes a minute, with his heart rate zooming, and an opponent charging up his stern. - Author: Brad Alan Lewis
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#8. MCP, maximum controled pressure. No tomorrow, no waiting, nothing beyond the moment. We seek the perfect balance-total abandon on the drive, total control on the recovery. - Author: Brad Alan Lewis
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#9. After hooking up the fuel line and pumping a little gasoline through the hose, I prepared for a workout on the 'coach's ergometer'. - Author: Brad Alan Lewis
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#10. The slow boat-I know it's the slow boat because I've been watching them for thirty-three weeks-won the first piece by a full length. Then the fast boat won the second piece. And so it went for the next four pieces, back and forth. Conclusion: I hate seat racing. - Author: Brad Alan Lewis
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#11. If you want to be your best, spend a lot of time exploring what is more than enough. Push yourself until the bar is lying immobile across your chest. Push yourself right off the edge of your capacity. - Author: Brad Alan Lewis
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#12. The ability to row in any conditions, raging crosswind, two-foot tall jet ski wakes, torrential downpour, is absolutely essential in order to be a champion sculler. It all comes under the heading of boatmanship. Some races are won on nothing more than superior boatmanship. - Author: Brad Alan Lewis
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#13. Picasso spent hundereds of hours carefully planning his masterpieces. The sketchbooks were filled with ideas, bits and pieces, test runs, none of it meant to be seen by anyone. In a similar way, rowing practices are our sketchbooks, where we prepared our raceday masterpiece. - Author: Brad Alan Lewis
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#14. Immediately upon entering the weighing-in zone, I sensed an oppressive tension in the air, the lightweights staring and glaring at each other, snarling like lean, frenzied dogs. Extreme hunger has a way of creating these emotions in even the most mil-mannered people. - Author: Brad Alan Lewis
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#15. I never realized how many holidays encroached on the collegiate training schedule. When I was training for the Olympics, only one holiday interested me, the Day After the Games. - Author: Brad Alan Lewis
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#16. Every student of physics knows the axiom 'nature abhors a vacuum.' A little known corollary is that 'rowing coaches detest sending their crews in early.' Coaches will always find something to fill the end-of-practice vacuum. - Author: Brad Alan Lewis
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#17. Long live the elite rower's motto:'early to bed, early to rise, never meet the regular guys.' - Author: Brad Alan Lewis
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#18. Racing shirts should be sold on big, thick rolls like paper towels. - Author: Brad Alan Lewis
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#19. Big guys like you and me aren't allowed to whine. - Author: Brad Alan Lewis
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