Rio 2014? British, Canadian Rowing Squads Get Acquainted Early with Ipanema [Photos]
|Cristo Redentor, Rio (Illustration: B. Kitch)|
RCA HP athletes and coaches in Rio.. pic.twitter.com/YyXUD4uZLT
— Peter Cookson (@P_Cookson) September 25, 2014
Got to see the Olympic rowing course today in #rio. Incredible venue and exciting city! pic.twitter.com/W6wA3NFU55
— jessica eddie (@jesseddie) September 30, 2014
The 2016 RioOlympicRowing course, behind the finish line.Christ the Redeemer standing tall in the background #Rio2016 pic.twitter.com/o8EgM4uv2K
— Alex Gregory (@AlexGregoryGB) September 30, 2014
The best office in the world. #Rio pic.twitter.com/jqoBVmD0H6
— Pete Reed (@PeteReed) September 30, 2014
Nice view for an Ergo. When it gets hard I think 'I can't look soft in front of Cristo Redentor, better keep going' pic.twitter.com/nvBvHEhttV
— Charles Cousins (@CharlesCousins) October 3, 2014
Earned it first! #Ipanema #Rio #Brazil @alexgregorygb Helenglovergb @nrodtweets @jesseddie @PollySwann @moesbihi pic.twitter.com/yYt13sgA96
— Pete Reed (@PeteReed) October 1, 2014
Though they've not plied the waters in boats, they have done a little investigating...
Less than2minutes of fishing in the Rio 2016 rowing lake & this was the result. Water quality looking good! #Rio2016 pic.twitter.com/s0bUOQX6TO
— Alex Gregory (@AlexGregoryGB) October 3, 2014
It takes a lot to impress Will Crothers and Kai Langerfeld, apparently.
And, Nathaniel Reilly O'Donnell managed to bring the drone, with some pretty epic results—check them out on his Instagram here. But don't worry, the guys and gals back at the training center in Caversham aren't jealous or anything.
It's Brazil Day at Rio de Caversham today with @olscook @meyerlaker pic.twitter.com/bPKsO41blK
— Phelan Hill (@PhelanHill) October 3, 2014