Monthly Archives: September 2011

Altitude Training for the OAR

Preparation for an endurance event such as the Olympic Atlantic Row begins many months beforehand. Watch Andrew Morris in action as he begins a programme of altitude training to get him fit to face the Atlantic. As expert Ian Andrews explains, the science behind altitude training is what makes it so attractive to the world’s top athletes. Read more

Fantastic Results at the Newark Gold Challenge Row

Gold Challenge events are being set up throughout the country as part of the Olympic Legacy commitment to increase participation in sport. Find out how we got on when the OAR team challenged their local school to row a marathon.

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Crew profile: Mick Dawson

Mick Dawson

A professional yacht captain and former Royal Marine Commando, Mick Dawson has spent his whole adult life working and living on, around and occasionally in the sea.  You’ll always find Mick wherever the action is. He is currently employed in the maritime security industry, protecting cargo ships from attack by pirates! Read more

Crew Profile: Andrew Morris

Andrew Morris

Andrew Morris is MD of award winning international logistics group PA Freight and has worked for the family business since 1988. As well as being a successful businessman, Andrew is an intrepid adventurer and has never shied away from a challenge.  Read more