How do I know if I’m fit?

“You must be as fit as a flea”, commented a friend the other day. Having spent my youth and most of my adult life claiming (with some justification) to be thoroughly and hideously unfit, my initial response was to deny it. Yet I can’t ignore the fact...

Rowing in three little words

World Rowing asked this morning if anyone could describe rowing in three words. Easy, I thought… until I tried to narrow it down. There’s the day-to-day stuff. Blisters, callouses, trackbites. Hunger, thirst, food. Erg, shower, sleep. But that barely...