Posted on February 04, 2022
#TuksRowing: Hyacinths pose a significant challenge to South African rowers The biggest challenge South African rowers face daily is not to get boats to be faster on the water - it is overcoming Roodeplaatdam's water hyacinths. The plants might just be why South Africa will not win medals...
Posted on September 26, 2021
#TuksRowing: The Tuks men’s crew wins the 12th title at the 2021 USSA Boat Race Championships After winning the men's race yesterday during the USSA Boat Regatta in Port Alfred, the Tuks men's A-rowing crew can claim to be "12 not out". Amazingly, the only thing that has kept on...
Posted on September 23, 2021
#TuksSport: “The culture at TuksRowing will always be to get ourselves prepared the best we can be.” — Mpumi Geza, Tuks head coach The number 12 will undoubtedly be significant to Tuks men's A-rowing crew when competing at the 2021 USSA Boat Race Championships in Port Alfred....
Posted on July 23, 2021
#TuksRowing: Luc Daffarn is confident of qualifying for the men’s pairs rowing final in Tokyo 2020 Olympics “The A-final at the Tokyo Olympic Games.” Luc Daffarn makes this prediction with so much conviction that it is hard to doubt him. Him and Jake Green will team up to...
Posted on July 17, 2021
#TuksRowing: John Smith believes the SA men’s fours crew can medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics As a rower, John Smith can genuinely claim to have been there, done that, and has got the t-shirt to prove it. The 31-year old rower has won two world titles and has been an Olympic champion....
Posted on July 07, 2021
#TuksRowing: UP-Tuks rowers want to continue South Africa’s proud legacy at the World Rowing Under-23 Championships South Africa's rowers have a proud legacy of winning medals at the Olympic Games and World Rowing Championships. Ever since the "Oarsome Foursome" won gold at the 2012...
Posted on May 20, 2021
There is no respite for the South African men's four crew that qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. They will be competing in the World Cup II scheduled to take place from 21 to 23 May 2021 in Lucerne, Switzerland. Luckily they don't need to win, at least for now. The only challenge is...
Posted on May 17, 2021
The South African men's four crew qualified for the Tokyo Olympics when they won gold with a time of 6:06.11 at the World Rowing Final Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne, Switzerland on 18 May 2021. With this victory, they ensured that South Africa will have two crews competing at the...
Posted on November 06, 2020
Mpumi Geza joined TuksSport in 2014. He is a head coach at TuksRowing.
Posted on July 09, 2020
Don't limit your challenges. Challenge your limits. It is pretty much the mindset Bradley Betts has when training with South Africa's Olympic rowing training squad.
Posted on June 23, 2020
Ursula Grobler has been one of the trailblazers of South African women's sport in the last decade, but there comes a time when enough is enough.
Posted on April 08, 2020
The session starts with the rowers of South Africa's Olympic training squad at first amicably chatting amongst each other. There are enquiries about each other's health. No one seems to be sick. Someone asks the coach what is required for the session.
Posted on March 27, 2020
Please adhere to the rules of the lockdown and social distancing. This is the plea of Lawrence Brittain (Tuks), an Olympic silver medallist in 2016.
Posted on February 28, 2020
One boat, two spots but four contenders is the challenge South Africa's foremost men's rowers face who are hoping to compete at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Posted on September 15, 2019
The absolute hunger to be the best led to the Tuks rowers setting four firsts during the USSA Boat Race Regatta in Port Alfred.
Posted on September 12, 2019
If Nikita Prinsloo can have one wish come true from tomorrow during the USSA Boat Race Regatta in Port Alfred, it will be that the Tuks women's rowing crew get to be involved in a "do or die" duel.
Posted on September 11, 2019
Nine men all focussed on only one goal. That is to win the USSA Boat Race in Port Alfred for an 11th consecutive time is what it is going to be about for the Tuks men's rowing crew from Friday.
Posted on August 21, 2019
South Africa's rower's quest to compete at next year's Tokyo Olympic Games is starting in earnest from Sunday when they are competing at the World Championships in Linz Ottensheim, Austria.
Posted on August 20, 2019
As a moth can't resist the temptation to play around a burning candle so can Ursula Grobler not resist trying to see the Olympic flame burn one last time.
Posted on July 23, 2019
South Africa's rowers got a proud tradition when it comes to winning medals at World Championships.
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