Monthly Archives: June 2015

ACR Athlete Has Too Much Schwag

Her goal was to help Team ‘Viking Atlantic Row’ (who is affiliated with Alexandria Community Rowing (ACR)), erg across the Atlantic Ocean, virtually, as part of the Concept2 World Erg Challenge, which takes place every year from March 15th to April 15th. Instead, however, Cindy Way and one other teammate, Stephanie Holmes, won accolades from Concept2 for their participation in the event.

On May 29th, ‘Viking Atlantic Row’ Team Captain, James Caple, presented Cindy Way with the schwag received from Concept2 for her stellar performance as a member of the team and for participating in the Concept2 World Erg Challenge.

Cindy Way and James Caple at Dee Campbell Rowing Center
Cindy Way and James Caple at Dee Campbell Rowing Center

While Team ‘Viking Atlantic Row’ (http://www.jamescaple.com/vikingrow) did not erg enough meters to cross the entire Atlantic Ocean, they did manage to assemble a worthy team of stalwart rowers who were able to log over 2,789,698 meters during the month of competition and ended up finishing in 5th Place overall among teams with between 6 and 20 team members. 192 teams participated this year (http://log.concept2.com/team/wec/wecstats15.asp). Please consider joining Team Viking Atlantic for the World Erg Challenge in March of 2016 to help us row across the entire Atlantic Ocean this time!

In addition to virtual Atlantic Rowing, follow James and Cindy as they attempt to become the first American Pairs Boat to row across the North Atlantic for real in 2016 (http://www.1000leagues.com).