Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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Crew is one of the most time consuming endeavors to undertake at Jesuit. Practices take up nearly every afternoon and evening, rob students of their school vacations, and thoroughly exhaust all the athletes at their completion. However, this hard work all paid off at the past Regatta, the Head of the Charles, as the Rangers finished with the highest...
You're 1500 meters into the piece. Your legs are on fire and your lungs desperately gasp for breath, but the thin, dry air provides no relief. To make matters worse, something menacing is surging towards you through abnormally calm waters of White Rock Lake. How did they close the gap so quickly? Panic starts to set in as you...
  Jesuit Crew learned many valuable lessons and earned victories throughout the spring season. The impressive team excelled at Regionals, placing first in all their varsity events. Dominating the region, the Jesuit Crew team was invited to the 25th annual Youth Nationals for three events: Varsity 4+, Varsity Lightweight 4+, and the Varsity 8+. The USRowing Youth Nationals has the...
"Pain is temporary, glory is forever" Although often seen in Instagram bios, this cliché rang true to the competitors of the 11th annual Southwest Ergometer Amateur Tournament, who endured immense pain in search of ergo glory. Last Saturday, February 2nd, rowers from across the region gathered in the Terry Center for the S.W.E.A.T. regatta. The indoor competition drew over 500 entries across fifty...
If you have ever watched any rowing regatta, you’ll always be able to see eight gigantic men and women powering the boat to the finish line. However, if you take a closer look, you’ll notice a much smaller person in the back of the boat that happens to be the only one not rowing. What could possibly be the...
On October 21st, the Jesuit Dallas Varsity 8 Crew barreled down the 3-mile course on the Charles River in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With multiple harrowing bends and an upstream course, this prestigious race provides challenges to all competitors. Thousands of spectators viewed the Head of the Charles, one of the largest regattas in the world and where over 11,000 rowers...
On the weekend of November 3-4, the Jesuit Crew wrapped up their fall season in Chattanooga, Tennessee at the Head of the Hooch Regatta. One of the largest regattas of the year, the Head of the Hooch hosts more than 2,000 boats from over 200 teams. Competing in the Varsity 8, Varsity 4, Lightweight 8, and Novice 8, Jesuit...
For all athletes, summer is a make-or-break period of time regarding fitness. Depending on your choice, it can be a time of atrophy where you lose fitness and skill, or, a time of gain where you can practice harder, more frequently, and improve faster than you can during the school year. The Jesuit Crew team chose the latter, practicing...

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