May Erg Testing

The next step in the selection process for Junior and U23 involves a 2k Erg test (Open rate and drag). This test should be carried out the week beginning May 16th and submitted no later than midnight Sunday 22nd of May. This test is primarily for athletes already invited to the HP training groups based on an accumulation of data from erg testing and water trials throughout this season, along with recent international performance. Only athletes that have completed all previously required testing will be considered for inclusion unless differently agreed with the HPD.

Senior A athletes who, for exceptional circumstances, were unable to complete a 2k in January or for whatever reason their performance was not at the standard expected, are required to complete a 2k erg test at the NRC. The Senior A athletes part of this group will be contacted by their respective National Head Coach.

Junior and U23 scores should be submitted to on the attached excel sheet. A screenshot of your screen from memory on the clock should be attached. Please ensure the date is set correctly and set to 500m splits. 

May Trial 

The water trial will begin on the week starting May 23rd. U23 and Junior rowers will only be expected to attend on the 27th, 28th and 29th unless differently communicated due to bad weather conditions. Schedule along with further details will be published closer to the event. A provisional invitation list will be published in the coming days. 

Athletes unable to complete the 2k ergo test for Medical Exemptions must do the ergo test before the water trials.

Training squads for the junior and U23 world championships will be finalised from this trial.

Senior crews will trial to decide on World Cup II crews. 

Senior A athletes invited by their head coaches to do the 2k ergo test and missed it for Medical Exemptions must do the ergo test before the water trials. 

June Trial 

The final crew selection trial for the Junior and U23 world championships will begin on the week starting June 20th. 

July Erg Testing 

The Senior A 2k test will be on Monday, July 4th, in the NRC. 

July Trial 

The on water selection trials will commence on Thursday, July 7th. 

Senior Crews will keep trialling no later than Thursday, July 14th, based on water conditions. 

August Trial

The final crew selection for all senior crews, if required, will be held during the week of August 15th 

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