The latest instalment in the history of GB women's rowing: 1997 and the arrival of Lottery Funding.
Meet Trisha, who rowed for GB from 1992-1996, winning silver in the Lt4- in Strathclyde in 96. She then became a hugely successful GB dragon boater.
Meet Annamarie, 1993 World Champion, 1996 Olympian, former Chair of British Rowing, Steward, Chair-elect of CUBC and so much more.
Meet Alison, who won a gold and five silver World Rowing Championships medals from 1991-1996 in the lightweight four and pair.
Why it's important that we all know our rowing history, and how 'firsts' help to define this.
Meet Ali Gill, OUWBC President in 1987 & author of The Yanks at Oxford, who then rowed for GB at 3 Olympics from 1988-96, coming 5th in the 2x in 1992.
Read the rowing story of 2-times GBR Olympian Sue Clark, later Sue Smith, and now Sue Hastings.
An obituary for Ann Sayer, GB rowing international 1960-1964 who died in 2020.
Meet Sue Appelboom, the GB lightweight single sculler who won the Lt1x at Henley Women's Regatta for 10 years and also held the event record for 25 years.
Accounts of Olympic years are always rather epic and this is no exception. Maybe make a cup of tea before you start reading this one - it's quite a tale!