Remember – root for the Aussies- all you bleacher mums

August 8, 2008 at 7:51 pm 3 comments

Starts tomorrow!
https://thatwoman.wordpress.com/2008/07/09/beijing-i-am-rooting-for-australia/
Rowing schedule
http://www.worldrowing.com/medias/docs/media_356650.pdf

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  • 1. Loraine Ritchey  |  August 10, 2008 at 12:20 pm

    The men’s lightweight four crew of Todd Skipworth, Ben Cureton, Anthony Edwards and Rod Chisholm finished third in their heat to be the third Australian crew of the day to make the semi-final stage.
    I think Ngaire was probably hoarse with screaming! Loraine

  • 2. Loraine Ritchey  |  August 14, 2008 at 12:06 pm

    Ngaire isn’t sitting on the “bleachers” today
    Four Australian crews were due to compete in semi–final action, with another four crews competing in minor finals, but all will now have to return tomorrow (Friday, August 15).

    The storm that had swept across Beijing from about lunchtime made it out to Shunyi just before 3pm and with lightning present, the decision to postpone racing was made easy for the officials.

    The women’s and men’s lightweight double scull, men’s quad scull and men’s lightweight four all still have the chance to join the six crews that have already qualified for their final on the weekend.
    http://www.olympics.com.au/News/AustraliaNews/NewsArticle/tabid/223/Default.aspx?ArticleID=10669

  • 3. Loraine Ritchey  |  August 15, 2008 at 2:43 pm

    Oh dear the bleacher mum isn’t full of cheer

    The Australian men’s lightweight four crew of Todd Skipworth, Ben Cureton, Anthony Edwards and Rod Chisholm finished fourth in their semi-final to miss out on qualification for the final.

    Australia led the race through the first 500 metres before slipping back into second at the halfway mark of the race.
    well at least now Ngaire can breathe again…… commiserations Ngaire….. 😦

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