Peel of approval
A chance for Richard Peel a lengendary former junior co-ordinator and coach to reflect on his memories.
Q What was your connection with TURC?
A Junior Coordinator and Coach from 2012 until 2017
Q What is your best memory of your time at TURC?
A It was fantastic. There are many moments worth mentioning from sunny evenings in the launch on the river to watching juniors in events.
Q What is your proudest rowing moment?
A Seeing juniors continuing to row after they have first learnt
Q What’s your favourite rowing venue/ event?
A Durham Regatta
Q How many bits of kit have lost?
A Wellies lost at one event
Q Who is your favourite sporting hero?
A Brendan Foster
Q What is your favourite book about sport?
A Will it Make the Boat Go Faster
Q Any box set recommendations for lockdown?
A None. Get outside instead
Q Your favourite music to fire you up before a race
A Chariots of Fire
Q Name you favourite cake?
Q Any advice you’d like to give the club and it’s members?
A Carry on if you enjoy it
Q Are you still involved with rowing and what is your current focus?
A I still attend events as a spectator and take photographs which I put on Facebook. I am enjoying catching up with people’s news at events and watching the rowing particularly the juniors that I know.