ROWING SEASON HIGHLIGHTS AND SNIPPETS
Our new rowing committee for 2015/2016 season
Ross Smith – Chair
Gary Korevaar – Vice Chair and Operations
Julia/Alan Howie – Treasurer (Daughter Saskia – head of Girls boats)
Belinda Pepermans – Admin and Communications (Son Jordan – head of Boys boats)
Trish Faber – Events and Marketing
The U15 team with their medals at SA Champs
Kate Pringle and Jennavieve Williams (pictured below) took Silver in the U15 Double event.
Saints 2nd Quad girls won gold at the Buffalo Regatta in East London in February, and ended the season with a fantastic silver medal at SA Champs at Roodeplaat Dam.
From L-R: Alessandra Gain, Shannen Etter, Megan Barclay, Imogen Mackie (Coach), Megan Attridge, Saskia Howie.
Our staff have also been shining this season: rowing coach James Buchanan has been appointed as the head coach for the South African boys' sculls.
Tegan Korevaar was one of six U17 girls selected to represent the South African Schools Rowing Union to race in the Wallingford Regatta at Eton College and the Bedford Amateur Regatta in England in May. The Wallingford Regatta at Eton College is on the 2012 Olympic course. Tegan's quad won the bronze medal at the Senior South African Rowing Championships during the holidays. She is pictured below receiving her certificate from two of SA's Olympic gold medalists John Smith and James Thompson.
Tegan Korevaar was also part of the crew that won the trophy in the Women's Intermediate Eight event at the Bedford Amateur Regatta in England during the April holidays.