It was a fitting end to an incredible season for the rowing community with the annual Rower of the Year Awards.
Erik Horrie was crowned the 2018 Para-rower if the Year, the Men's and Women's Fours awarded the Men's and Women's Crews of the year and Josh Booth was awarded the Gina Rinehart Rowing Leadership Award. This year's 776BC Rowers’ Rower or Crew of the Year award was awarded to Campbell Watts, who has had a fantastic season.
Campbell Watts, Winner of the Rowers' Rower - Copyright Lando Rossi
The evening also saw a special presentation to Olympic Gold Medallist Kim Brennan and Olympic Silver Medallist and 776BC co-founder Cameron McKenzie-McHarg, Matthew Ryan, Francis Hegarty, James Marburg and James Chapman. 776BC would like to congratulate all award recipients on their success this season. Below is a video recap of the night and a list of all award winners.
Aon Club of the YearBairnsdale Rowing Club
Volunteer of the YearBrett Ralph
Coach of the YearIan Wright
Para-Coach of the YearJason Baker
Pathway Coach of the YearNick Garratt and Don McLachlan
Pathway Athlete or Crew of the YearCormac Kennedy-Leverett
Female Athlete or Crew of the YearWomen’s Four – Molly Goodman, Sarah Hawe, Katrina Werry, Lucy Stephan
Male Athlete or Crew of the YearMen’s Four – Alexander Hill, Jack Hargreaves, Spencer Turrin, Joshua Hicks
776BC Rowers’ Rower or Crew of the YearCampbell Watts