Lynette Skelton blazed larger than life to give women a seat at the table, and in the boat
Rangi Ruru's continued dominance of NZ school rowing made their rowsuits worth gold on the trading floor at the Maadi Regatta on Lake Karapiro – yet one of the smallest school teams made one of the biggest impacts, Andy Hay reports.
Taking her her young family around the world as she rows is a key factor in Emma Twigg's decision to defend her Olympic single sculls title at next year's Paris Olympics. And, Andy Hay writes, the next Emma Twigg could be waiting in the wings at the Maadi Cup next week.
The Baradene College girls senior eight will have the spirit of Sister Anne de Stacpoole guiding them in their new boat at the annual Maadi rowing regatta this month, Andy Hay writes.