“The one that beat ‘em all: Team IMUA, Maas Sliding Seat Double”
Greg Spooner, Doctor of Physical Therapy from San Diego, CA ( win @ rowphysio dot com for any additional information) reflects on 2019 race win with performance tips, and mindset advice for the next batch of hopefuls who dare to race one of the hardest endurance races: seventy48.
” Congratulations to record-breaking ocean rowers: Thiago Silva and Greg Spooner who again took line honors, this time of the annual ultra-endurance race Seventy48! They defeated over 100 other teams, by completing 70 miles in 10h 49m. Well done guys! Another victory under your belt!” ~ Ocean Rowing Society (ORS)
Peninsula Daily News wrote an article about us:
Team Members (2)
Greg Spooner, San Diego (Originally from Bainbridge Island), Thiago Silva, Rio de Janeiro Brazil,
Vessel Maas 2x propulsion Oars (Thank You Steve Wells of EvergreenRowing.com for entrusting us with your beautiful boat)
If you want a replay from the race go here and set the tracker for IMUA boat:
WANT TO RACE JUNE 5TH, 2020? GET READY!
SEVENTY48 aka 70 miles in 48 hours.
Rules are simple: no motors, no support, and no wind. That’s right. HUMAN POWER ONLY. Pedal, paddle, or row. We don’t care. It’s up to you. (And this is a boat race. Leave your 10 speed-towing-a-canoe idea at home.)
Race Start: Friday, June 5, 2020
Application deadline: April 15, 2020, Tax Day Sucka!!!
Registration deadline: April 30, 2020
Gun goes off at 7:00 PM and teams have 30 minutes to cross the start line. (And PM is not a typo. We know what it means and so do you.)
Tacoma to Port Townsend
First find Tacoma, Washington. The race starts at the head of Tacoma’s Thea Foss Waterway near the Museum of Glass. Next, find Port Townsend. That’s where you hope to end. Only two checkpoints are required: A boat and a bridge. Here’s the route map:
CLASSES FOR SEVENTY 48:
SEVENTY48 PROMO VIDEO FROM 2017:
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Dr. Greg Spooner, DPT, CAFS, is a Doctor of Physical Therapy in San Diego, California. Dr. Spooner has been rowing at various levels across all boat classes since 2000, is a rowing and clinical movement and high-performance specialist, Guinness World Record-setting North Atlantic Ocean Rowing Race winner, multi-gold medalist, keynote speaker, and has been featured nationally and internationally on TV, radio, and in print by:
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Greg Spooner, DPT is a Movement Specialist whose focus is on enhancing performance, relieving pain and preventing injury to make you a more resilient athlete or an active human being. If your ambition is to win gold or live a long, healthy, active lifestyle, it is crucial that you add a PT as part of your high-performance team or self-care & wellness plan.
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