“My goal is to compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. 2019 is going to be important as it is the year in which we need to qualify for the Games. So not competing this year won’t be the end of the world. I need my body to be 100% from next in the build-up to the Olympic Games.”
Another year, another regatta but theoretically the same result. In fact, it won’t be wrong to say the John Waugh Rock the Boat Regatta at Roodeplatdam has become the Kirsten McCann and Nicole van Wyk “show”.
Tuks/hpc rower Kirsten McCann won the lightweight women's single sculls race in Sarasota, Florida by out-rowing Marieke Keijser (Netherlands) to win by a boat length, or to be more precise by more than two seconds.