On paper, the pinnacle of Trisha’s rowing career was winning the silver medal in the lightweight coxless fours at the World Championships in Strathclyde in 1996. But, she says, “Rowing for me is so much more than the euphoria of success or the humility when things don’t go to plan; it’s learning the more subtle skills, encountering all sorts of people, and discovering alternative paths in life with amazing and exciting outcomes.”
Still training at Staines BC where she’s been a member for over 30 years, nowadays her main focus on the water is dragon boating, where she carved out a second international career after she retired from GB rowing.
Read Trisha’s rowing story here >>
The photo at the top of this page is from Trisha’s personal collection and shows her training in an OC1 at Old Harry Rocks in Dorset.