Articles Categorized: Rowing

Gold in sights for rowers

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CREWS are aiming for gold at next week’s National Secondary School Rowing Championships at Lake Karapiro. As well as thousands of rowers the Maadi Cup,…

Rowers double up at Karapiro

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WHAKATANE rowers were busy last week as they competed in the North Island Champs and Cambridge Cup regattas at Lake Karapiro. At the North Island…

Wild weather cuts regatta short

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WHAKATANE rowers showed good form at the Blue Lake Regatta before Sunday’s wild weather blew away any chance of results. The Lake Karapiro event staged…

Lovett pulls pin on paddling

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WHAKATANE Olympic kayaker Jaimee Lovett is hanging up her paddle, retiring from the sport after 10 years of toil and two years of world-class performances.…

Champ credits family

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AFTER a fourth placing last year, New Zealand junior rower Lenny Jenkins had a point to prove. If his point was to put the rowing…

Naming honour for rower

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A FORMER Whakatane rower was honoured at Auckland’s West End Rowing Club recently. Kim Littlejohn, nee Garnham, began her rowing career at Whakatane High School…

Jenkins goes for gold

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PLACING fourth has driven Lenny Jenkins. Last year, the 18-year-old was part of the New Zealand men’s quadruple sculls crew that placed fourth in the…

Top finish to Maadi Cup

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WHAKATANE rowers returned from the national secondary school championships with five medals. The six-day Maadi Cup regatta, held in Twizel, included 2253 athletes, representing 120…

Rowers up for Maadi

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EASTERN Bay crews will be among the thousands of students at next week’s Maadi Cup in Twizel. The six-day National Secondary School Rowing Championships begin…