Wundercoach

Richard Tonks has been named 2005 FISA Coach of the Year by the International Rowing Federation. Tonks, himself a silver medallist for NZ at the 1972 Munich Olympics, is the man behind a spate of recent rowing successes for the national team, including four gold medals at this year’s World Rowing Championships, the Evers-Swindell sisters’ Olympic gold medal in Athens and World Championship golds in 2003 and 2002, and Rob Waddell’s Sydney Olympic medal in 2000 and two World Championship titles in 1999 and 1998.


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Joseph Parker Self-Isolation’s Greatest Showman

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