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Frazier Christie

Frazier Christie in training with the GB Rowing Team Start programmeFrazier Christie in training with the GB Rowing Team Start programme

Sport / Event >
Rowing

Biography >
Frazier combined studying Economics with training as a member of the GB Rowing Start Programme at the University of Bath, graduating from both in 2015.

A talented sculler and coached by Dan Harris, he made his...

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Sam Courty

Sport/Event > Rowing

Date and Place of Birth >

Coached by > Dan Harris

Date Arrived at Team Bath > September 2011

Course of Study > Sport and Exercise Science (graduate)

Club > Bath University Rowing Club

Biography >

Former equestrian rider Sam first took up rowing when she began studying at the University of Bath in 2011 and secured a place on the GB Rowing Team’s Start programme.  A Santander Sports Scholarship at the University helped...

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Toby Heaton

Toby HeatonSport/Event >
Rowing

Date and Place of Birth >
9 March 1996, Swindon, UK

Height > 194.5cm

Weight > 78kg

Coached by >
Dan Harris

Date Arrived at Team Bath >
July 2012

Course of Study >
A Levels

Length of Course >
2 years

Clubs >
Minerva Bath

Occupation >
Student

Biography >
Toby trialled for the Team GB World Class Start Programme in June 2012 having had no previous experience of rowing.

His previous and continuing sporting interests...

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Sara Parfett

Sara Parfett in training with the GB Rowing Team Start programme

Sport/Event >
Rowing

Date and Place of Birth >
8 October 1991, Gravesend, UK

Height > 177cm

Weight > 69kg

Coached by >
Dan Harris

Date Arrived at Team Bath >
September 2010

Course of Study >
Biology (graduate)

Length of Course >
4 years

Clubs >
Team Bath Swimming
Crew Bath

Biography >
Sara started rowing...

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