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Aussie Lwtweight Four Training In Tasmania

Tim O?Callaghan and the Aussie Lwt Sweep squad are now almost half way through their preparation for the World Championships to be held in Milan (Italy) later in August. The crew is currently training in Tasmania, with their main base centered out of Hobart. The crew also makes regular trips up to Lake Barrington (home of the 2003 Nationals) for intensive water training sessions on the lake and also on...

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Boat Christening

SUBC alumnus and perennial Australian Rowing Team doctor - Dr Bill Webb was on hand at the boatshed to do the honours on a new Empacher pair named in his honour. Bill rowed for SUBC in the period 1957 - 1962, sharing in the success of the Club during that era. The SUBC committee felt it important to recognize the long running and major contribution by Bill to Australian Rowing...

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U23 Australian Eight Training In Brisbane

Under the guiding hand of QAS Head Rowing Coach, Tim Conrad, the U23 Australian Eight with four SUBC oarsmen is preparing for the U23 World Regatta in Belgrade in August. At this time of year the Brisbane's weather features warm still days and crisp clear nights -a welcome change from Sydney and the south. The Brisbane River is at its best with practically no wind and long sweeping runs along...

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Junior Rowers To Represent Australia In Greece

The Junior Coxed Four from Sydney University Boat Club have been selected to represent Australia at the Rowing World Junior Championships in Greece in August. Crew members Alex Cary, Angus Campbell, Rupert Sheridan, Harry Horwitz-Rourke and cox, Robbie Williams, won the National Selection Regatta, held at the Sydney International Regatta Centre on Sunday. They have had many achievements this year, including winning the gold medal for the Junior Coxed Four...

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Australian Lightweight Coxless Four

SUBC and AIS athlete Tim OCallaghan has realised a long standing ambition by being selected in the Australian Lightweight Four for the 2003 World Championships. After good success in the early trials Tims quest for selection took a wrong turn when his pair partner Karl Parker was ruled out of the last Selection Regatta on medical grounds. On only a few days notice Tim teamed up with George Jelbart of...

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