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Oliver Zeidler on RowingChat

Oliver Zeidler is the sculling phenomenon racing for Germany as their single sculler, in his second year after … read more

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Oliver Zeidler is the sculling phenomenon racing for Germany as their single sculler, in his second year after learning to row!

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Timestamps to the show

0:00 Introductions and background in rowing

2:00 The semi final at the World Championships 2018

5:00 I come from a family of rowers going back to my grandfather

9:00 My transition to rowing – I took a month off and realised I needed to do sport

12:00 My father is my coach “I hate it when I fail in something”

18:00 My first World Cup race in 2018

23:00 Was my early success just luck?

27:00 The world cup final – stroke by stroke

31:00 My strongest asset is my motivation – when something isn’t working

33:00 My favourite drills – I really enjoy doing high intensity 2ks

35:00 Ambition is to be the German Champion

42:00 Watching races on video

About Rebecca Caroe
Rebecca is the host of RowingChat podcast and is a masters athlete and coach. Passionate about helping others enjoy the sport as much as she does. View all posts from Rebecca Caroe

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