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Everyone watches the Olympics and it is easy to appreciate the level of skill of any athlete competing there but it is hard to understand the journey each athlete has taken to get there by just watching their final performance. We are going to look at the behind the scenes stuff and try understand the years of work and dedication, the Glory and the Hardships an athlete endures to have a chance at standing on the greatest sporting stage in the World.

Everyone watches the Olympics and it is easy to appreciate the level of skill of any athlete competing there but it is hard to understand the journey each athlete has taken to get there by just watching their final performance. We are going to look at the behind the scenes stuff and try understand the years of work and dedication, the Glory and the Hardships an athlete endures to have a chance at standing on the greatest sporting stage in the World.
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Everyone watches the Olympics and it is easy to appreciate the level of skill of any athlete competing there but it is hard to understand the journey each athlete has taken to get there by just watching their final performance. We are going to look at the behind the scenes stuff and try understand the years of work and dedication, the Glory and the Hardships an athlete endures to have a chance at standing on the greatest sporting stage in the World.

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Episodes

E25: Regatta Madness: World Cup III Lucerne

7/16/2018
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Hey Boys and Girls. In this episode we chat all the Madness that was the 3rd World Cup in Lucerne, Switzerland. There was some incredible racing and epic performances and even some notable upsets. Listen to find out more. ___________________________ Hosts: Lawrence Brittain (@brittain_l) www.lawrencebrittain.com Jake Milton Green (@jakemiltongreen) www.brave2row.com Links: http://www.worldrowing.com/ http://www.worldrowing.com/events/2018-world-rowing-cup-iii/schedule-results...

Duration:00:29:58

E24: Sam Loch AUS

7/12/2018
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Sam Loch, the Watt-Farmer, is an australian Olympic rower and World Medalist who holds records on the ergo for 1000m and 24hr. We chat to Sam about cranking watts, breaking records and running through graveyards naked. Enjoy! ____________________________________ Guest Samuel Loch (@samloch) thewattfarm.com Lots of Watts (Book) Lots of Watts Podcast Race’s Sam’s 500m Record attempt, 1:11.4 1989 Lucerne Mens Coxed Pair, crazy race 2004 Athens Olympics M8, must watch 2008 Beijing Olympics Aus...

Duration:01:28:32

BONUS: Hype Train - World Cup 3 - Lucerne

7/12/2018
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In this short BONUS episode we talk about the upcoming Lucerne World Rowing Cup 3. We discuss the races with the most hype, who to look out for and which races we can't wait to watch. Its nice and short and just a taste for what is to come this weekend. ________________________________________ The Row Show: therowshowsa@gmail.com Instagram: @therowshowsa Whats App: +27 76 420 9145 Hosts: Jake Green (@jakemiltongreen) www.brave2row.com Lawrence Brittain (@brittain_l) www.lawrencebrittain.com

Duration:00:14:22

E23: Jeannine Gmelin SUI

7/6/2018
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After competing in the Rio Olympic’s, Jeannine Gmelin has been on top of her game becoming world champion in 2017 with a undefeated season which she continued into 2018 with wins in both World Cup 1 & 2. We catch up with her after her racing in Austria and speak to her about her beginnings in the sport, racing the olympics and the road she has taken to be on top of her game. Enjoy! ________________________________________________ Guest: Jeannine Gmelin (@jeanninegmelin) Hosts: Jake Green...

Duration:00:53:42

E22: Regatta Madness: World Cup Linz Completed

6/25/2018
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This week we have another Regatta Madness episode where we discuss the racing at the second World Cup in Linz Austria. We don't cover every event and every athlete but rather give you our take on the highlights from the weekend. I hope you enjoy the episode, let us know what you liked and didn't like. ____________________________ The Row Show - therowshowSA@gmail.com - Instagram: @rowshowsa - Facebook: The Row Show - WhatsApp: +27 76 420 9145 Hosts Lawrence Brittain @brittain_L -...

Duration:00:47:34

E21: Regatta Madness: World Cup 1 Serbia

6/6/2018
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With the international season getting under way in Serbia this last weekend we thought we would try something a little different and chat about what we thought of the first peak at what the world scene has on show for everyone this year. We also got the inside scoop from stroke girl Nicole van Wyk in the LW2x who placed 2nd in Serbia. Let us know what you thought of the show, excuse us if we butchered your name in the show and remember this is just our insight into the racing. Please...

Duration:00:34:28

E20: Pete Reed

5/31/2018
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After being introduced to the ergo machine while in the Navy, Pete Reed went on to have exceptional rowing career which encompasses 3 consecutive Olympic gold medals. We explore Pete's rowing career from his humble beginnings in the navy to the podium in Rio 2016. We also pick his brain on being an elite athlete and of course, our quickfire questions. Enjoy! Guest Pete Reed (@petereed) http://www.worldrowing.com/athletes/athlete/21353/pete-reed Races Beijing Olympic Final & Interview:...

Duration:01:24:19

E19: Part 2 Drew Ginn

5/23/2018
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Listen to today’s conclusion of the Drew Ginn interview. We are getting into his 2008 Beijing gold and his campaign in London back in the four, how injury can teach a person so much and make you stronger and of course we get some epic answers to our quickfire questions. Enjoy! ________________________ Guest Drew Cameron Ginn OAM https://drewginn.com/ Will it make the boat go faster? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1n-G91HGegQ Goulburn Valley 'Oarsome Foursome' Gold Ad:...

Duration:01:00:36

E18: Drew Ginn Part 1

5/16/2018
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With a career spanning 19 years with 4 Olympic medals, it’s easy to understand how Drew Ginn is considered a legend in the rowing world. Beginning his career in the 1996 awesome foursome, Drew has been part of many successful crews despite battling through injury and setbacks throughout. Find out how this Australian all-star did all this in part 1 of the Drew Ginn interview. ________________________ Guest Drew Cameron Ginn OAM https://drewginn.com/ Will it make the boat go faster?...

Duration:00:51:48

E17: Zoe McBride New Zealand

5/3/2018
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E17: Zoe McBride New Zealand by Lawrence Brittain

Duration:00:45:51

E16: Olaf Tufte Part 2

4/24/2018
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This is Part 2 of the Olaf Tufte Interview. 6 Olympic Games, 4 Olympic medals including 2 Gold in the Mens single, multiple World Champion and did we mention he does this while farming in Norway? Olaf Tufte is one of rowing’s greatest, what else must we say besides have a listen and find out for yourself what it takes to be legendary. World Rowing Profile: http://www.worldrowing.com/athletes/athlete/11168/tufte-olaf Race Commentary: 2005, 2009, 2016 2004 Olympics 1x...

Duration:01:08:52

Olaf Tufte Part 1

4/16/2018
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6 Olympic Games, 4 Olympic medals including 2 Gold in the Mens single, multiple World Champion and did we mention he does this while farming in Norway? Olaf Tufte is one of rowing’s greatest, what else must we say besides have a listen and find out for yourself what it takes to be legendary. World Rowing Profile: http://www.worldrowing.com/athletes/athlete/11168/tufte-olaf 2004 Olympics 1x https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHc7Vm-xQu8 2008 Olympics 1x...

Duration:00:55:25

Emily Regan

4/6/2018
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Emily Regan is an Olympic Champion, multiple world champion and a world record holder. We chat to her about her amazing story as a member of the formidable American women's rowing team and what goes into being one of the best. Enjoy! —––––––––––———————————————————————- Email us at: therowshowSA@gmail.com Instagram: @rowshowsa Facebook: The Row Show Guest (Instagram) Emily Regan Hosts (Instagram) Lawrence Brittain @brittain_L Jake Milton Green @jakemiltongreen www.brave2row.com

Duration:01:02:12

E12: The Boatrace with Will Cahill

3/18/2018
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The Oxford Cambridge Boat Race is one of the most popular rowing races in the calendar With the race looming next weekend we had a chat with Will Cahill who takes the 3 seat in the Oxford Crew. Will is one out of only a handful of South African Oarsmen to race in a Blues Boat for the Oxford vs Cambridge Boat Race. Will raced in Oxfords second team “Isis” last year and after an epic year of training has made it into Oxford's First team this year. In this episode we cover topics about the...

Duration:00:43:19

E11: Paul Jackson aka Jacko

3/13/2018
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In today's episode we sit down with the godfather of South African rowing, Paul Jackson. Paul has been involved as a specialist consultant coach for a number of years; from taking our olympic team to Barcelona in 1996 to winning the Gold in London 2012. Come find out about how a beer in a pub led to a Olympic success, why rowing is all about joie de vivre and what sport he would compete in at the Olympics (It's not what you think). Enjoy the show! ____________________________________ Email...

Duration:01:04:21

E10: James Thompson

2/26/2018
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Todays Episode we discuss the Highlights from the Rock the Boat regatta. The best races the top performers and some awesome points about the regatta. We then get into the Buffalo Regatta and chat about what we are looking forward to seeing on the river and some incredible facts about this 137 year old event. We also have a guest on the show Bert Doggart who raced and won the Grand Challenge in 1974 who brings a different perspective about the Regatta. Give us a share and let us know what...

Duration:01:14:40

E09: Andrew Grant

2/13/2018
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In this episode we sit down with Andrew Grant (AJ), who is a senior coach for the South African Rowing team. Not only will we discuss the insights and experiences from his time as a coach but also from his time as an athlete; finding out how these experiences have shaped his journey and the hard yards that many have to face to achieve success. In this episode we cover everything from near misses back at school days to spending half a week in the Abu Dhabi Airport babysitting athletes then...

Duration:00:42:56

E08: Regatta Madness

2/6/2018
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Todays Episode we discuss the Highlights from the Rock the Boat regatta. The best races the top performers and some awesome points about the regatta. We then get into the Buffalo Regatta and chat about what we are looking forward to seeing on the river and some incredible facts about this 137 year old event. We also have a guest on the show Bert Doggart who raced and won the Grand Challenge in 1974 who brings a different perspective about the Regatta. Give us a share and let us know what...

Duration:00:40:16

E7: Rock The Boat With Matt&James

2/1/2018
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Todays Episode we chat to the Founders of Rock the Boat and get into how the regatta started and how it is run as well as some interesting insights into the rowing community. Give us a share and let us know what you think. therowshowSA@gmail.com Hosts (Instagram) Lawrence Brittain @brittain_L Jake Milton Green @jakemiltongreen Guests (Instagram) Matt Brittain @brittainmatthew James Thompson @jmt.row https://youtu.be/pQBOQjuwU34 Rock The Boat Website www.Rocktheboatsa.com Thanks For Listening!

Duration:00:38:15

E05: 2017 Recap Jake & Lawrence

1/24/2018
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For this season of the Row Show I team up with Jake Green to deliver inside Information to the rowing community. Today’s Episode we do a recap of 2017, give out some coveted awards and chat about what excites us for the year to come Your Hosts: Lawrence Brittain @Brittain_L Jake Green @JakeMiltonGreen , Also www.Brave2Row.com Email us at therowshowSA@gmail.com Mentioned Races Men’s Four Lucerne World Cup http://www.eurovisionsports.tv/fisa/#dm9kOzgzMDky LW Women's Single World Champs...

Duration:00:26:54