Men’s 8+ Body Art

Jun 28, 12 Men’s 8+ Body Art

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A sampling of the tattoos currently adorning various members of the Australian Men’s 8.  All you youngsters out there – this is not encouragement to get body art of your very own.  Think long and hard before sitting down in the inking chair.  Remember – this shit’s for life.  If the tattoo artist has to...

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Bondi Hipsters – and the London 2012 Olympics

Jun 23, 12 Bondi Hipsters – and the London 2012 Olympics

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Munich and Onwards

Jun 21, 12 Munich and Onwards

Posted by in Competition, Training

It’s time to drop the hammer!  Last weekend we had our last formal competition prior to London and it wasn’t all giant ginger bread cookies.  It was, however, a fair demonstration of where we are at the moment.  Our heat row wasn’t up to snuff and the final, whilst it was good to feature towards the front end of...

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Derek Clayton

Jun 14, 12 Derek Clayton

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It’s time to drop the hammer!  None of this is related at all to anything I’m currently doing.  We are in Munich and will be racing World Cup III on Friday afternoon.  This is our last official test before London and we are eager to go fast.  However, I do enjoy running, runners and am I big fan of all things...

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Training Through Injury

Jun 01, 12 Training Through Injury

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The included photo is of Dan Noonan running up the stairs in our hotel in Lucerne.  Dan was ruled out from racing in Lucerne because he has a rib injury.  Having a rib injury limits what you can and cannot do.  You can’t row.  You can’t erg.  For awhile you aren’t supposed to do anything but walk (because even...

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