OBHS Rowers are Oarsome

By OBHS | Posted: Wednesday January 31, 2018

The Otago Boys' Rowing Squad of 32 Rowers recently completed in the South Island Club Championship Regatta, held on Lake Ruataniwha on the 27th and 28th January.

After a 7 day training camp during the month of January the team achieved a series of notable results. Across two days of tough fought racing 6 medal finish placings were achieved in an event, which hosted over 1200 athletes.

Gold - U16 Double Sculls 
Jack Webber, Oliver Haig

Gold - Intermediate Single
Reuben McArley 

Silver - U16 Quad 
Harrison Ryan, Jack Webber, Oliver Haig, Peter Rowe, Cox Brady Findlater 

Silver - U19 Double 
Ben Mason, Thomas Ryan 

Silver - U19 Single 
Ben Mason 

Bronze - Intermediate Eight
Tom Young, Anthony Cowley, Scott Alexander, James Dennison, Teddy George, Ben Burrows, Archie Cardno, Harry Phillips, Cox Jake McClean.

As the squad enters the competitive end of the season, there training load picks up to 6-8 sessions a week in preparation for the South Island Secondary Schools and National Secondary School Championships in March. 

Congratulations to the Squad and Coaching team, on a successful event.

Jamie McKenzie
Head Coach
Otago Boys' High School Rowing  

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