Photo of Charlie Cousins by Peter Reed
Look out for the next big event for Team GB rowers, which will be the World Cup at Dorney Lake on 21-23 June.
After his stunning 1x win over Alan Campbell on 21 April at GB Senior Trials in Caversham, ex-Robs athlete Charlie Cousins teamed up with Campbell in a scratch quad crew to take 5th on 11 May at Essen Regatta. They came in 6 seconds off the winning crew, which was the Croatia 2012 silver medallists, over a 2km course.
Weather forecast for Saturday 18 May is 30% chance of scattered showers, northern winds at 12 mph and a high of 17 degrees C, low of 5. Just in case you fancy a bracing dip after a long outing, here is an enticing, free opportunity: