News Archives

August 2010

  • OURC Members Compete At The World University Rowing Championships

    Aug. 18, 2010

    Elyse Fraser and Fergus Fauvel of Otago University Rowing Club have competed at the World University Rowing Championships in the weekend. Elyse and Fergus competed in the mens and womens heavyweight single sculls respectively. Elyse was able to place 7th by winning the B final and Fergus placed a credible … read more

  • OURC Members In New Zealand Elite Squad

    Aug. 9, 2010

    Rowing New Zealand has announced the team to compete at the 2010 world championships at Lake Karapiro. The massive squad contains several past and present OURC members.

    They are:

    Rebecca Scown (W2-), Fiona Bourke (W4x-), Louise Trappitt (W8+), Louise Ayling (WLW1x), Hamish Bond (M2-), Nathan Cohen (M2x-) and Nathan … read more

  • OURC Mens 8 Finish 2nd In China

    Aug. 9, 2010

    The Otago University Mens 8 have finished 2nd at an international university regatta in Xinjin, Sichuan Province, China. OURC finished 2nd with a time of 5:48 in a tight race just losing to the impressive crew from Tsinghua University (China). Pavia University (Italy) finished in 3rd with South China, University … read more

  • Kiwis Supporting The Team In China

    Aug. 5, 2010

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    Kiwis John O'Loghlen and Jade Gray have showed their support for the Mens 8 in Beijing, China. They are co-owners of Gung Ho pizza, a fine establishment offering great quality pizza in the heart of Beijing. Several free pizzas and good stories made for a great evening. The following day … read more

  • OURC Mens 8 Finish 3rd

    Aug. 2, 2010

    The Otago University mens 8 have finished 3rd at the international university rowing regatta in Beijing, China. The OURC crew rowed well pulling through Pavia in the last 100m and narrowly missed out on claiming the 2nd place from Princeton. Tsinghua University from China finished in 1st. Initially overcast and … read more

  • Training in China

    Aug. 1, 2010

    The OURC mens 8 has continued their training in China on the Shunyi Olympic course. Initially the visibility was very poor and it was barely possible to make out the finish line from the launching pontoons about 200m away. However some wind and rain came through and cleared the air … read more