Harry's Crews - Timeline

1993-2001 Cambridge university boat club

Harry's tenure at Cambridge lasted just under a decade, and during that period, Cambridge was 8-1, establishing itself as the dominant school in the Oxford-Cambridge rivalry. 

 
1999 University of Cambridge

1999 University of Cambridge

1999 Coaching Staff

1999 Coaching Staff

1998 record holding Cambridge Blue Boat

1998 record holding Cambridge Blue Boat

CUBC Coaches in Banyoles - Harry, Robin, and Ian

CUBC Coaches in Banyoles - Harry, Robin, and Ian

2000 GB Men's Eight - Gold medal

 

2000 Sydney Olympic Gold Medal Crew

2000 Sydney Olympic Gold Medal Crew

2000 NZL men's single - gold medal

 

2000 Sydney Olympics Gold Medalist - Rob Waddell 

2000 Sydney Olympics Gold Medalist - Rob Waddell 

1997-2000 SOUTH AFRICAN ROWING UNION

Left: South African Pair of Ramon DiClemente and Donovan Cech where medalists from 2001-2004

Right: Harry coaching Bill Godfrey of Leander Rowing Club on the Buffalo River, South Africa, 1997

1998 Radley Boat Club

Donald Legget writes "Harry was asked to help at Radley college in January 1997 and it only took four months before Radley won the Queen Mother Cup for 1st 8s and the Elsenham Cup for 2nd 8s at National Schools for the first time in many years. The following year Radley won the Princess Elizabeth Cup at Henley for the first time since 1962 and the 2nd 8s continued their winning ways. In 1999 Radley lost an epic race to the winners, St. Edward's, Oxford by 3 feet. In 2000 and 2001 with even faster crews Radley won 1st and 2nd 8s at National Schools but went down at Henley to St. Joseph's, USA and King's Parramatta in the Princess Elizabeth. In November 2001, after Harry had died in May of that year, Donald Legget and a Team of Radley boys competed in the Indoor Ergo Championships at Birmingham in his memory. Concept 2 kindly donated an ergo which raffled for nearly 2,000 GBP and Radley Parents and Pupils were extremely generous in their donations to the newly formed Harry Mahon Cancer Research Trust. Harry coached virtually every Radley crew in some form or other. He was an inspiration to all. He became very attached to the school and asked if a party could be held there after he died. This was attended by so many of his friends on a lovely, sunny day. Radley crews continued to be quick but they have lacked that extra gear Harry semmed to get out of the crews he coached. Similarly so at Cambridge. 

Henley Royal Regatta Princess Elizabeth Cup Winners

Henley Royal Regatta Princess Elizabeth Cup Winners

Harry & Donald

Harry & Donald

1997 GB Men's Single

1997 World's Bronze Medalist - Greg Searle

1997 World's Bronze Medalist - Greg Searle

1996 Swiss Men's single - gold medal

1996 Atlanta Olympics Gold Medalist - Xeno Muller

1996 Atlanta Olympics Gold Medalist - Xeno Muller

1994 swiss junior Men's Eight 

1994 World Champions - Swiss Junior Men's Eight

1994 World Champions - Swiss Junior Men's Eight

1994 NZL U23 MEn's eight

1994 U23 World Championships - NZL Men's Eight

1994 U23 World Championships - NZL Men's Eight

1993-1994 NZL Women's double 

Brenda Lawson and Philippa Baker-Hogan were elected to New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame in 2012

1993-1994 World Champions - NZL Women's Double

1993-1994 World Champions - NZL Women's Double

1980's-1990's Switzerland - sarnen, zug, and st. moritz

Top Left: Harry in his Sarnen apartment

Top Right: US sculler CB Sands with a young Xeno Muller

Middle Right: Training camp in Zug

Bottom Left: Heidi Baumgartner, Swiss W1x

Bottom Right: US lightweight sculler CB Sands, World Champion in LW2x

1988 Swiss men's double - silver medal

Men's Double - Beat Schwerzmann & Ueli Bodenmann

1988 Seoul Olympics Silver Medalists 

1988 Seoul Olympics Silver Medalists 

1988 Nzl women's pair - bronze medal

Left: 1988 Seoul Olympic Final 

Right: Nikki Paine, Harry, and Lynley Hannon

1988 nzl men's single - bronze medal

1988 Seoul Olympics Bronze Medalist - Eric Verdonk

1988 Seoul Olympics Bronze Medalist - Eric Verdonk

1982-1984 nzl men's eight - world champions

Top Left: Testing on the Gessinger ergometer

Top Right: NZ Men's Eight training on Lake Karapiro, 1984

Bottom: Harry coaching on Lake Karapiro, 1984

 

1982 nzl Women's single

1982 World's Bronze Medalist - Stephanie Foster

1982 World's Bronze Medalist - Stephanie Foster

1977 NZL Men's four

Men's Four: David Lindstrom, Ivan Sutherland, Desmond Lock, and David Rodger (at right)

1977 World's Silver Medalist -  David Rodger

1977 World's Silver Medalist -  David Rodger


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