Meet, Anna & Tida

Anna and Tida heard about rowing in their schools, and learned to row through LYR beginner courses. Tida started rowing four years ago, while Anna started rowing properly 18 months ago. They both train with the Racing Squad at Thames Tradesmen Rowing Club, aiming to compete at local and national level.

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Meet, David

David was introduced to rowing through school PE sessions, run by LYR at a local boat club. After a month, he decided to join LYR Thames Tradesmen Rowing Club. David has been an active member, giving up his free time to volunteer at LYR learn-to-row courses and training with the intention of competing at national events in the future.

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Meet, Emily 

Emily started rowing with LYR at UL boat club after a learn-to-row course in 2014. The LYR squad moved to Thames Tradesmen Rowing Club and she has been a full member, competing at National Competitions, ever since.

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Meet, Julia

Julia is 18 years old and started rowing at the indoor rowing club in her school, delivered by LYR. She now rows for the LYR funded programme at Globe Rowing Club and is in line for a rowing scholarship to study at the University of Tulsa, USA.  

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