Yorkshire (Leeds)

The Yorkshire British Rowing Start centre is based at the Leeds Boathouse.

The stretch of water is located on the Aire and Calder Navigation Canal, allowing for 4km of rowable water. This stretch provides ideal training conditions for learning to row as well as regatta preparations. Land training is split between using the facilities at the Stourton Boathouse as well as at University of Leeds for Strength and Conditioning sessions.

Georgina Brayshaw was the first graduate of the then-York Start programme; she is currently reigning European Champion in the Women’s Quadruple Quads (W4x)

Yorkshire START has also produced many outstanding athletes that have competed at Henley Royal Regatta, Home Countries and had many successes around the country, including Kathryn Mole, Daniel Jones, Cory Wilkinson.

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