Sunday, January 17, 2016

British Rowing Men's Squad Training in South Africa, Through the Lens of Pete Reed

British men's team cycling while on training camp (Photo: Pete Reed)

The GB men's national team has been on a cycling training camp in South Africa as they begin the Olympic year, trading the British winter for summer in the Southern Hemisphere.

Double Olympic champion, reigning world champion, and Rio Olympic hopeful Pete Reed—a photographer when he's not holding an oar—has been documenting their experience. Below are a few photos he's posted to his Instagram account—if you're not following along already, Reed offers a unique, personal look at the Road to Rio, combining portraits of teammates with training shots and reflections on what it means to compete for a place on the Olympic team.





A photo posted by Pete Reed (@petereed) on






Constantine Louloudis in his happy place. @clouloudis #fuji #fujifilm #xt1 #56mm

A photo posted by Pete Reed (@petereed) on



A photo posted by Pete Reed (@petereed) on




A photo posted by Pete Reed (@petereed) on






More from the British men's squad coming up very soon on RR, as we ask men's eight coxswain and Olympic bronze medalist Phelan Hill about his go-to drills and exercises for his crew on the water.

Title photo courtesy of Pete Reed.

-RR

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