Small Puddles The Triumphant Story of Yale s Worst Oarsman Ever Small Puddles is about rowing rites of passage persistence and trying to find your way Michael Zig Danziger projects a certain devil may care persona But don t let the larger than life hail fellow

  • Title: Small Puddles: The Triumphant Story of Yale's Worst Oarsman. Ever.
  • Author: Michael Danziger
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  • Page: 442
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  • Small Puddles is about rowing, rites of passage, persistence, and trying to find your way Michael Zig Danziger projects a certain devil may care persona But don t let the larger than life, hail fellow well met routine fool you there is far to his story than being born on third base Zig s intense experience as a Yale oarsman is a case study on the journey itsel Small Puddles is about rowing, rites of passage, persistence, and trying to find your way Michael Zig Danziger projects a certain devil may care persona But don t let the larger than life, hail fellow well met routine fool you there is far to his story than being born on third base Zig s intense experience as a Yale oarsman is a case study on the journey itself being the reward He was never going to make the first varsity boat, or the second Not even the third boat But he worked his ass off to earn a seat in the fourth boat and became a Yale Crew legend Small Puddles tells the story of those years at Yale and the people who shaped Zig s one of a kind view of the world A story of tenacity, determination, and unrelenting sticktoitiveness Small Puddles is a heart warming and hilarious memoir, but don t expect to read about what a saint Zig is He s no saint And don t expect any syrupy soft focus vignettes of New England collegiate life Zig s raucous yarns, spun one after another, are warts and all, high definition windows into the glory days No punches pulled Raucous, ribald, ridiculous, raunchy, romantic, and relatable Small Puddles has plenty for everyone, but anyone who has had the good fortune to pull an oar will feel Zig s pain Up and down stadium stairs until you can t walk another step Barfed after crushing an erg piece Pulled a power ten Given a shirt Gotten a shirt Been up at 5am for practice after a big night out Felt the adrenaline surge at tes vous pr t Partez Stood on the bank to cheer friends at The Head of the Charles, The Dad Vails, Eastern Sprints, Henley Don t miss this book.Enjoyed other rowing books If you think you might enjoy a version of Halberstam s The Amateurs co authored with Tucker Max, or you re hoping Quentin Tarantino might direct the film adaptation of The Boys In the Boat, don t miss this one Author Bio Michael Danziger was born in New York City, and on third base, a factor of which he was blissfully unaware, even though evidence of such a fortunate circumstance was everywhere should he have looked to see it Danziger spent twelve years at the Collegiate school in New York City where he missed not a day from second grade to graduation ten years later He worshiped, revered, and adored his teachers and vowed as a very young boy to become one himself one day.After graduating from Collegiate, Danziger found himself at Yale, a 6 4 , 150 pound freshman He was spotted by the lightweight crew coach in the freshman quad and recruited to join the team on the spot The next four years were a demonstration of hapless persistence in crew and assiduous avoidance of making any contribution to Yale s academic legacy.After stints at Oxford and Harvard and the dating game, Danziger became a teacher at last and found his calling In 1990, he founded the Steppingstone Foundation, which prepares students from underprivileged and underrepresented backgrounds to get into schools which lead to college and eventually graduation To date, 2,700 Steppingstone Scholars have graduated from college thanks to their hard work in the Steppingstone Academy.All the while, Danziger had been working on a book about his rowing experience at Yale The original draft of the book was on the computer that he sold because it was too big to fit into the trunk of his car However, Danziger never printed or saved that draft So he started over A shade over 30 years after selling that computer, the book, Small Puddles The Triumphant Story of Yale s Worst Oarsman.

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    1. Great stories well told. If you liked rowing books like The Amateurs, The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, The Shell Game: Reflections on Rowing and the Pursuit of Excellence, Course Correction: A Story of Rowing and Resilience in the Wake of Title IX, give this one a try.

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