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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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South Africa

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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

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

E13: Max Planer

3/26/2018
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In this episode we sit down with our first international guest, Maximillian Planer. Max is a world champion in the Men's Eight, World Record holder and recipient of the male crew of the year with the eight. We chat to Max about these incredible performances as well as all other things that go into being an Elite German rower. Enjoy! _____________________________________________________________ Email us at: therowshowSA@gmail.com Instagram: @rowshowsa Facebook: The Row Show Guest...

Duration:00:47:44

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

Ep 04: The Young Bucks

9/18/2017
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Ep 04: The Young Bucks by Lawrence Brittain

Duration:00:24:50

Ep 03: Roger Barrow

9/11/2017
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In this Episode I chat to South Africa's Head Coach & World Rowing's Coach of the Year Roger Barrow. A bit more serious than the previous episode but great insight into Team South Africa. You can now find The Row Show where ever you get your other podcasts. Please excuse the recording quality, I will get better. Feel free to leave any comments below or email me at therowshowsa@gmail.com Host: Lawrence Brittain @Brittain_L Guest: Roger Barrow @BarrowRow Recorded September 2017

Duration:00:19:40

Ep 02: RSA Mens Four

9/4/2017
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In this Episode we catch up with the South African Men's Four on our training camp in Ebenezer, our last training block before our World Championships in the USA. Join us for some laughs and some banter but also some insight into our crew and training. Email me at TheRowShowSA@gmail.com The episode is brought to you by Dead Reckoning (www.deadreckoning.co.za) Host: Lawrence Brittain @Brittain_L Guests: Jake Green @JakeMiltonGreen blog: www.Brave2Row.com David "Noddy" Hunt @Noddydih John...

Duration:00:26:13

Ep 01: Lawrence Brittain

8/28/2017
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Welcome to the first episode of The Row Show. In this episode we introduce your host Lawrence Brittain and take you through a bit of his Journey to the Olympic Games as well as explain what the podcast is going to be about and how it will run. Host: Lawrence Brittain (@Brittain_L) Guest: Jake Green (www.brave2row.com, @jakemiltongreen)

Duration:00:17:12

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