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2021 WRA Performance Athlete Programme group selected


Congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected in the inaugural WRA Performance Athlete Programme.

Anahera Nin Callum Coyne

Ella Livingston Erinn Aspell

Finn Pethers-Boak Georgia Thirkell

Helena Rivers-Milliken Joshua Clark

Liam Collins Mackenzie Tuffin

Moya McKenna Otis Feasey

Patrick Griffin Ruairi Meighan

Ryan Calvert Seth George Peake

And to the coaches Ella Pudney, Brook Walker and Joe O’Neill.

This programme is part of the Rowing NZ pathway, incorporating aspiring athletes from the school leaver, university and adult groups and will work alongside the rowers current training through their clubs.

2021 WRA Row4Gold GROUP SELECTED

Congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected in the 2021 Row4Gold – Emerging Rowing Group:

Angela Holgate

Ava Johnston

Betty Custodio

Freddie Thorpe

Jacob Butel

Joshua Bear

Kate Barham

Liam Kirkland

Maxim Ericson

Mckenzie Kemp

Mia Holden

Nico Daly

Rose Holden

Sam Hickey

It was a tough job for the selectors getting down to the final 14 with an astounding number of applications. The group have already started strength and conditioning training with High Performance Sport NZ and will start the rowing side of the programme in the coming weeks.

Congratulations too to Sam Waghorn and Tasha Wypych who have been selected as coaches of the group.