In preparation for Tokyo, rowing Australia had the special opportunity to train with Queensland ballet, an opportunity the patron of both rowing and artistic swimming had arranged for rowing and artistic swimming. last night in Adelaide, Rowing Australia had the honour of meeting with ballet superstar, Queensland Ballet Artistic Director, Li Cunxin , in Adelaide.
The Australian rowing team is better placed for Tokyo 2021 than it would have been at last year’s postponed Olympics. And it’s all thanks to COVID.
Australian Artistic Swimming team co-captains and Rio Olympians, Amie Thompson and Emily Rogers will take their tight team bond to a whole new level at this year’s Olympic Games, after being announced as the duet pair to represent Australia at Tokyo 2020.
It’s a story full of twists and turns involving a back injury, a chance meeting at a hen’s party, a global pandemic, a tournament in Wuhan and an Aussie still hoping to write a fairytale ending.