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Rio 2016: Silver That Feels Like a Gold.

Strange to be sitting here, writing this, these last few weeks being the culmination of a huge four years, eight years together as a team and twelve years of Olympic campaigning for Jo.  The realisation that the journey is over … Continue reading

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Some Key Dates for Your Interest!

Opening Ceremony: 5th August Our first day of racing: 10th of August (11th of August about 4am NZ time!) We then race all the way through to the 18th of August which is our scheduled medal race day, although we … Continue reading

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Only a few weeks now.. Bring on the Games.

It’s been an interesting last few months, with one European regatta (Hyeres World Cup) and two training blocks in Rio, a few trips home, a mix of NZ winter and Rio winter – Rio winter is much nicer we have … Continue reading

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#BetheInspiration

A collaboration with the NZOC: Team Jolly: Strength as a Team. *** http://www.olympic.org.nz/news/be-the-inspiration-team-jolly/ Olympic gold medallists Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie are a glittering example of the strength in opposites. Their sailing partnership – known as “Team Jolly” – prospers … Continue reading

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