Olympic Rower, Zac Purchase, surprised Windsor Indoor Rowing Club with a visit on Tuesday 9. The Olympic athlete who won Gold at Beijing 2008 and Sliver at London 2012 visited the rowing club at Dedworth Middle School where the group of budding rowers held a Q&A with the athlete.
Zac spoke about the importance of training and why he got involved in the sport, the juniors were also treated to a number of anecdotes about the life on the road as an Olympic Rower.
Zac showed exactly why he has five World Championship and two Olympic medals to his name after he jumped on the machines and rowed 100m. He inspiring the rowers by teaching them a few fun games on the machines as well as helping them out with their rowing technique.
Zac will be returning to the club on the 22nd March where Windsor Indoor Rowing Club are offering a free taster session for all children. Sessions run every Tuesday at Dedworth Middle School and run between 5pm – 6pm and 6pm – 7pm. For more details about the club please contact Coach Grahame Davies firstname.lastname@example.org