VIP ROWING DAYS: HENLEY ON THAMES 

VIP DAY WITH GB ROWERS

  • The chance to row alongside a GB rower at the home of rowing ideal for juniors, novices, intermediates and masters.

  • Each day includes an hour on the water an Athlete Q and A and photo session alongside the famous stretch of water.

  • The more you fundraise for your chosen good cause the greater the opportunity to beat the GB Rowers in a timed sprint.

  • Entry fees can be discounted to FREE for those who fundraise successfully with Legacy 300.

 

THE EXPERIENCE

Meet at a boat club in Henley where you will be welcomed by the GB  Rowers and split into your groups of three.

You will then be introduced to life as an elite rower. If required, initial coaching will be done on the rowing machines where advice on techniques will be given. Then to the boat shed where the boat familiarisation will take place.  Quadruple sculls will take to the water complete with a GB Rower in each boat and each boat crew will have a short RELAXING training session on the water followed by trips on the famous stretch of water including two timed sprints, each with a different GB Rower. Of course if you lose you can blame them.

At the same time, the other group will through the entertaining Q and A, will debrief the current international scenue and give you an insight what it takes to reach the highest levels in the sport of rowing.

THE CHALLENGE 

After greeting you the rowers will take to the water and do a 250 metre timed sprint. This unique challenge pits your boat against the attending GB Rowers who will be laying down a target time over 250 metres but don't worry your boat of three will have one of the GB Rowers to help you beat the time on your two timed sprints.

IF FUNDRAISING You are also aiming to beat the time set on the day by the GB Rowers as part of Beat the Medallist:

  • The GB Medallists will set a time on the day.

  • You also get to set a time on the day.
  • ​Your 'impossible' task is aided by accruing time bonuses through your fundraising.

This not compulsory but it will be an awesome achievement if you choose to do this.

Throughout the experience the chance to talk all things Olympic with the athletes and if already a keen rower drain them for tips and advice. Additional guests are welcome to watch proceedings throughout the day and to attend the Q and A and photo session with the rowers.

SECURE YOUR PLACE: DATES

Click on the links below we are just taking declarations of interest at the moment for the following dates

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Or email david@legacy300.com

HOW TO BEAT THE MEDALLIST

1) Buy Now Auction of UK wide sporting experiences and memorabilia:​

  • Every item sold raises a minimum time bonus of .25 seconds 

Each auction item sold can also be utilised to reduce to FREE the entry fee to your event. Click for details

2) Just Giving type page for direct donations to your chosen good cause

  • Every £150 raised gives you a time bonus of .25 seconds 

 

 

FAQ'S

  • You can buy individual places or boats of three, you can fundraise for your own boat club / school or good cause.

  • All experiences are delivered on a chosen SUNDAY.

  • Available to age 13 years or over.

  • You only need to bring a change of clothes.