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10 Years for 10 Minutes: My 2021 Carolina Cup Reflection

I haven’t always kept the best records of my training, but since 2016 I’ve been tracking things a little more closely. I’ve also been taking my training and paddling more seriously. As with many things in life, I underestimated the amount of effort and time it would take to get to my goal.

These days, I train about 700 hours a year. That means that on average, I train about two hours every day. Some days more, some less. I certainly didn’t train this much when I started out 10 years ago. If I had, then I’d still only be at 7,000 training