Browsing Archive: August, 2013

07/07/2013 - Henley Royal Regatta

Posted by on Sunday, August 11, 2013,
Today is the final day of racing at Henley Royal Regatta and after a very tough race yesterday against the undefeated lightweight four from New Zealand, Matthew and his crew now line up against the South African lightweight four who won Gold at the London Olympics last summer. South Africa beat the New Zealand heavy weight four yesterday to secure their place in the final today. After the Umpire had given the starting orders and begun the race, Great Britain moved ahead to take the lead by th...
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06/07/2013 - Henley Royal Regatta

Posted by on Sunday, August 11, 2013,
Today is the first of two races this weekend in the Steward's Challenge Cup. Matthew and his crew met their opposition New Zealend 'B' on the Start pontoons of the 2112m long course in front of a crowd of hundreds lining the entire length of the course. New Zealand 'B' is the undefeated lightweight four which has been posting very impressive times through out the World Cup series. After the umpire gave the starting orders he lifted his white flag and once crews were ready he quickly dropped h...
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