16th Jul, 2019

Chick hopes to do the trick to earn Team GB pick after winning gold

Ben Tyler 20th Jun, 2019

CHARLIE Chick from Warwick Boat Club has earned himself a trial for the GB rowing squad, after taking a gold medal at the weekend.

The 16-year old finished first in a single scull event held at the Marlow Town Regatta on the River Thames, and now stands in contention to represent Great Britain in the annual GB v France junior match, when taking part in trials at the end of the month at Dorney Lake.

Chick, who has been a member at the club since last year, took gold after coming out on top in a competition against top rowers from leading independent schools, and said: “Winning was great but to then be selected for the forthcoming GB trials is a fabulous bonus.”

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