#TuksRowing: South African rowing trailblazer calls it a day
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.
#TuksRowing: Olympic rowing squad uses modern technology to ensure some sense of normality
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.
#TuksRowing: Olympic rower pleas for South Africans to abide by lockdown rules
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.
#TuksRowing: SA rowers quest to qualify for the Tokyo Games is only starting
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.
#TuksRowing: Tuks men’s A-crew set first with 11th consecutive USSA Boat Race Regatta victory
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.
#TuksRowing: Tuks rowing captain wishes to duel it out during USSA Boat Race
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.
#TuksRowing: Tuks rowers aim to rewrite the record books during USSA Boat Race
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.
#TuksRowing: Tuks rowers have set their sights qualifying for the Olympics during Worlds
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.
#TuksRowing: 39-year old Grobler is representing SA at Rowing Worlds after 4 years absence
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.
#TuksRowing: SA rowers will be medal contenders at World Under-23 Champs
Posted on July 23, 2019
South Africa's rowers got a proud tradition when it comes to winning medals at World Championships.
#TuksRowing: South African rowers impress during Italian regatta
Posted on April 16, 2019
South Africa’s rowers gave a good account of themselves over the past weekend during the Memorial Paulo D’Aloju in Piediluco, Italy winning two races as well as being second in four races and third in another.
#TuksRowing: SA rowers to start their international campaign in Italy over the weekend
Posted on April 09, 2019
South Africa’s top rowers will start their campaign trying to qualify for next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo over the weekend when they are competing at the Memorial Paulo D’Aloju in Piediluco, Italy.
#TuksRowing: Barrow aims to help two rowing crews to qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games
Posted on October 15, 2018
The national rowing coach, Roger Barrow, aims to qualify two boats for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
#TuksRowing: UP-Tuks men’s crew on a quest to equal USSA Boat Race record
Posted on September 14, 2018
The UP-Tuks men’s eight men rowing crew might just make local rowing history tomorrow afternoon when competing in the A-final of the USSA Boat Race on the Kowie-River in Port Alfred.
#TuksRowing: Green overcomes setback before being selected to row at world championships
Posted on September 05, 2018
Not many would have given Jake Green (Tuks) a real chance of representing South Africa from Sunday at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, but then again once he commits to a goal, there is no stopping him.
#TuksRowing: Mitchell and Brittain unavailable to row for SA at the Senior World Championships
Posted on August 28, 2018
The gold medallist at the World Under-23 Rowing Championships, James Mitchell (TuksRowing), decided not to make himself available for selection for next month’s senior world championships in Bulgaria due to study commitments.
#TuksRowing: Brittain and Mitchell wins gold at the World Under-23 Rowing Championships
Posted on July 29, 2018
Charles Brittain and James Mitchell gave a masterclass display of what guts and determination should be about yesterday when they won the gold medal in the men’s pair race during the World Under-23 Rowing Championships in Poznan, Poland.
#TuksRowing: Brittain not fazed to follow in his brother’s rowing legacy
Posted on July 23, 2018
Charles Brittain (Tuks) is set to continue the proudly South African rowing legacy established by his elder brothers from Wednesday when he competes in the World Under-23 Championships in Poznan, Poland.
#TuksRowing: Mixed results for SA rowers at Lucerne World Cup
Posted on July 16, 2018
The men's fours crew finished third in the A-final in 5:58.52 at the Lucerne World Cup, Switzerland.
#TuksRowing: SA men’s fours rowing crew wants to make amends at Lucerne World Cup
Posted on July 11, 2018
The South African men’s fours rowing crew will have something to prove from Friday when they take to the water to compete in Lucerne, Switzerland in the third event of the World Cup-series.