Laurence comes home
While at Tees , Laurence met up with some of his fellow Para and row ability athletes and chatted to everyone before they took to the water. As well as the athletes he re connected with his former coach Greg Beswick and the squads head coach John Winton.
LTA-Ian Roland, TA- Laurence Whitely, TA -James Rose, Martin Bowers, AS -Nicky Everett,
Greg Beswick ( Laurences former coach and current LTA coach)
LTA - Legs Trunk and Arms athlete.
TA - Trunk and Arms athlete.
AS - Arms and Shoulders athlete.
Tees GB Trio dreaming of Rio
Tees athletes qualified their respective boats for next year's
Olympic Games in Rio, at the World Rowing
Championships in Aiguebelette, France.
A Day Out in Yarm
43 People, including 13 Durham ARC visitors, dashed up river to Yarm in a flurry of singles , doubles, quads and an eight on a perfect windless, slightly cloudy day.
A Rejuvenated "Somewhat WRecK"
The sole representative from Tees at the third Northern League 2015 event enjoyed the fruits of their recent sweep training by winning two races at Hexham.
Chastened by their previous poor performance the team had asked for coaching from Philip Searle, indulging also in video analyses of their performances.
“After considerable training, we could only detect technique faults through dramatically slowing the action down” explained a grizzled team member with tongue firmly in cheek.
John Pattison, Len Small, Ernie Bland, John Anderson and Lukas van Vuuren