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Latest news on World Masters Regatta 2023

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The Brittain's have Olympic rowing in their genes

Meet Dr David Brittain, father of Matthew, Lawrence, James and Charles Brittain. Matthew won the unforgettable gold in the lightweight four in London 2012, and Lawrence won a silver in the pair in Rio de Janeiro 2016. The four brothers had...

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Masters - it's time to embrace the erg!

Training on the erg is something that everyone loves to hate but it delivers huge benefits. Here is a summary of the main reasons why you should include the erg in your training programme and some tips to make you a more efficient, less in...

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WRMR 2023 visits Euro Masters at Lake Bled

Our marketing team from the organising committee for WRMR 2023 had an extremely successful and positive visit to Euro Masters in Bled.

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Infrastructure improvements at Roodeplaat

Selwyn's team is working hard at Roodeplaat to finalise the new course, install the new jetties and remove all the hyacinth.

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Olaf Tufte - Our "Master" of the Games

The Olympics is one of the greatest global events where athletes in their prime and across ages gather to outperform their competitors.

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South Africa is back on the water

1st and 2nd May was the South African National Regatta. At last our rowers from U14 through to Masters, could get back on the water and race.

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Rejuvenation of Roodeplaat Dam

The story of the battle with Water Hyacinth at Roodeplaat Dam, and how the team under Selwyn Jackson recovered the course, so that Rowing South Africa could host the SA National Regatta on 1st and 2nd May 2021.

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Tshwane vs Pretoria

Anyone following closely might have noticed that in August 2019, FISA attributed the 2023 WRMR to ‘Pretoria, South Africa’, yet our logo launched under the name of ‘Tshwane, South Africa’. Here's the background.

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Logo for WRMR 2023

The design of our logo was as a result of a competition which involved the whole rowing community in South Africa.

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