We dive into the summer season that was, including Henley Royal Regatta and the conclusion of the World Rowing Cup series. Rachel Quarrell explains How to get to the Games with her careful examination and explanation of the Paris 2024 qualification process. While Ceci Browning makes An appointment with Doctor Doyle to uncover the Irish sculler’s motives and superstitions.
Elsewhere in the issue Greek sculler Zoe Fitsiou reveals her rowing life and Olympic dreams, while Courtney Wilkinson shares an exclusive insight into the making of her upcoming BBC rowing drama. Chris Dodd concludes his deep dive into the collapse of German Democratic Republic and its rowing ramifications. Be sure to check out Tom Ransley’s review of Walter’s Gleaming Gold – Gavin Jamieson’s brilliant writing debut tells the story of legendary Oxford coach and Olympic champion Jumbo Edwards.