Nick Jones at Champion Lakes Regatta Centre
Conditions for the fourth day of competition at #ARC23 are expected to be a lot calmer than today. Winds are expected to be gentlewhich will be a great sigh of relief for our Small boat Finals. Temperatures will start at 16C, then the mercury is set to rise to a top of 25C at 2pm.
Athlete to Watch
Get ready to cheer on a rising star in our rowing community: Will Rogers. This talented young athlete (Sydney Rowing Club) is set to compete in the U19M4x A Final on Thursdaymorning, with the race scheduled to start at 8:20am (WST). After dominating his Heat, Quarter-Final and Semi-Final races, there’s no doubt that he’s got what it takes to come out on top. Rogers is also a student at The King’s School in Sydney and was part of the Eight that competed in Henley last year. Rogers will be continuing his #ARC23 campaign in both the Schoolboy Single Scull and the U19M4x events.
Event/Race to Watch
The Open Men’s Single Scull will reach its thrilling conclusion in the battle for the The Dr Steven Hinchy Memorial Trophy. It’s set to be a nail-biting A Final, featuring some of the biggest names in the sport. Caleb Antill, David Watts, Benjamin Canham, Cormac Kennedy-Leverett, Jack Hargreaves OAM and Sam Marsh are all vying for the title. For these athletes, it’s not just about winning, it’s about earning the ultimate bragging rights as the best-of-the-best in Australia. Get ready to cheer on your favourite Sculler and witness some truly impressive feats of athleticism.
Medals set to flow
The first medals of #ARC23 are almost here. Thursday marks the climax of our Small Boat races and our social media team has got you covered. We’ll be bringing you all the live coverage from the medal presentations, so you won’t miss a single moment of the action. Be sure to keep refreshing our Instagram page and keep your eyes peeled for your friends and favourite athletes taking their place on the podium.
Thursday marks the start of the Schoolboy and Schoolgirl events for #ARC23 and it’s sure to be a day to remember. From the sound of trumpets and drums to the haunting melodies of bagpipes, these events have it all. The action kicks off at 3:15pm (scheduled) with the Schoolgirl Single Scull event, featuring 50 of the most-talented young female rowers in the country. We’ll also be treated to the Schoolboy Eight Heats, which promise to be a high-energy, pulse-pounding spectacle.