How the New Zealand Rowing team trains

The July RowingChat podcast is published – with Toby Cunliffe-Steel.  Watch the YouTube video or listen to the MP3 Soundcloud below.

International rower Toby is currently one of the Lightweight Scullers in the New Zealand Rowing Team. A cancer survivor and determined achiever, he reveals his recipe for success.

Timestamps

02:00 What is the annual pattern of training for rowing New Zealand athletes
15:00 Racing the Kiwi Pair of Murray and Bond
17:00 What does your pre season training involve?
23:00 You have a personal coach once selected how are these decided?
24:00 Do you see a future for lightweight rowing at the Olympics
34:00 Will Rio be the last Olympics for lightweights?
37:00 You have had to fight for your achievements. How do you do this?
40:00 As a Cancer survivor is there anything you learnt from that to help your rowing?
42:00 How do you test your personal performance and how often?
45:00 When you are dieting what techniques do you use?

Watch Rowing Chat with Toby Cunliffe-Steel

 

Listen to the RowingChat on Soundcloud

COMMENTS (1)

  1. Toby Cunliffe-Steel

    Hi all,
    If you tuned in or have downloaded the podcast, thank you very much for listening to the ideas of this young buck.
    Apologies for the technical problems. Rebecca cuts out at 8:45 and comes back at 9:30 then myself at 33:00 and I come back in at 36:05 before dropping out just before the end at 50:40.
    If you have any questions or want to connect with me you can do so through my website toby@cunliffe-steel.kiwi or on my Instagram toby.cunliffe.steel
    My doubles partner tends to lose between 1.2-1.8kg per night by the way.

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