Bairnsdale camp this weekend

This weekend sixty two members of the Richmond Rowing Club are heading to Bairnsdale to take part in the annual training camp.
The three day camp promises to be a grand blister filled occasion with members rowing up to four sessions a day including a 20km epic to the ‘sandy cliffs’ on the picturesque Mitchell River.
Friday is expected to be the pick of the days with a forecast top of 25 with sunshine in the morning before clouds move in late in the afternoon.
The forecast of showers and rain on the Saturday is not expected to dampen the enthusiasm of the crews but it will no doubt have the coaches reaching for their wet weather gear in an attempt to stay dry and focused during the sessions.
The rain is expected to clear on Sunday when crews are expected to make their journey to the sand cliffs and take part in the traditional club races in what will be the last rowing session of the camp.
Hostilities will resume on the Saturday night in the annual box biting championship where a new champion will emerge due to the non appearance of last years winner Emma Catford.
Runner up of last years box biting competition (and Emma’s house mate) Fanzi Locher, has been secretly training over the past 12 months to refine her technique in an attempt to make up for the disappointment of last years defeat and is expected to be the one to beat on Saturday night.

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