Monday, September 1, 2014
Video(s) Of The Week: Jurgen Grobler and Elite Athletes Talk Rowing
Thanks to the FISA team, this week's featured video offers a little insight into what is currently the best sweep rowing program in the world, as well as some hints at race strategy from a few top athletes. Great Britain accomplished a stunning feat in Amsterdam, winning both the men's four and men's eight, and placing second in the men's pair (and you can hardly fault James Foad and The 2014 World Rowing Championships are now history, and once again it was New Zealand and Great Britain leading the way. While conditions varied throughout the week of racing, the Bosbaan tailwind was in full effect during the finals—the combination between conveyor belt and athletes at the top of their game typically means new world best times, and that's exactly what happened (in some cases more than once).
We'll have reaction and analysis throughout this week on RR, with the highly anticipated 2014 RoRy Awards just around the corner, recognizing the best performances and most outstanding athletes in our sport at the junior, collegiate, and elite levels.
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