It's a New Year but a "familiar face" was at Caversham training officially for the first time yesterday. Yes, three-times Olympic Champion Pete Reed OBE, is returning to rowing after a post-Rio break. Welcome back Pete!
If you are winding down to Christmas and want to rekindle that lovely warm and golden glow from Rio. There are worse things that you could do than watch this round up of the golden moments at the 2016 Games: [ Bbc.co.uk Link ].
From Nick Hope and a lot of other talented athlete-presenters
After Lauren Rowles' nomination over the weekend for SPOTY's Young Person Award, comes the news that Pamela Relph has been listed in the global top 50 'moments' of 2016. She's in the charts at no.36 as the first rower to win two consecutive gold medals. Lots of good information about her career on the IPC website: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Congrats to Lauren Rowles Paralympic Champion on your nomination for BBC SPOTY's Young Sports Person of the Year. Personality and success! We'll be rooting for you. Here is Lauren pictured front right as part of GB Rowing Team 's most successful Paralympic Games team of all time.