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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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@Brittain_L

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English

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0764209145


Episodes

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 to...

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 you...

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

E:06 Kirsten McCann

1/29/2018
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Today we have an incredible and inspiring woman on the Show She is World Champion in the Light Weight Single and has 7 other World Rowing Medals behind her name. And is by far South Africans most successful female rower Kirsten McCann @kirstrow on Instagram @kirstyrow on Twitter Kirsten McCann on Facebook Check out Kirsts Race for gold at World Champs in Florida 2017 here: http://www.eurovisionsports.tv/fisa/#dm9kOzkxNzgw Kirsten’s Quick Fire Questions 1.If you could race any boat class at...

Duration:00:40:46

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