Browsing Archive: November, 2012

24/11/2012 - Great Britain Trials

Posted by on Sunday, November 25, 2012,
This weekend is the one dreaded by most Rowers who specialize in Sweep as it requires not only a 2000m ergo test on the Saturday but also a 5000m Sculling race in a single scull on the Sunday. However this year due to bad weather the Sunday has been cancelled meaning that there will only be a 2000m ergo test. 

On a Cold Saturday morning Matthew turned up to a sports hall in Boston Lincolnshire along with hundreds of other athletes wanting to be selected at the end of the year to represent thei...
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14/09/2012 - European Championships

Posted by on Sunday, November 25, 2012,
This weekend saw Matthew face his toughest opposition of the year, comprising of Four Olympic Crews who had previously raced at the London 2012 Olympics. Matthew and Kieran had made short work of their previous opposition at the U23 World Championships with a quick start, but here at the European Championships, were beaten out of the blocks in their heat by a Spanish pair. This led to fierce racing over the 2000m course and a huge sprint finish with the Spanish crossing the line just 0.1 seco...
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