Regatta Commentator Training

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Robert Treharne-Jones joins us to talk about training up more regatta commentators.

01:30 How Robert got started in commentary for rowing regattas
03:00 Nottingham International Regatta press and PR officer.
06:00 Robert recruited others to help in 1980s
08:00 You work hard at commentary. At the end of a day you are mentally and physically exhausted.
09:45 FISA built a core team of English speaking people. Peter O’Hanlon started at the National Schools Regatta
13:00 Regatta Radio was the start of the HRR commentary.
Henley Royal Regatta presents challenges mixing when two races are on the course racing at the same time.
Learning to commentate
Classroom learning in the theory of commentary.
practical practice at the National Schools Regatta – 3 days of racing alongside an experienced person.
17:00 Producing proper information sheets.
Robert is developing an addition to BROE to pull results from previous regattas to help commentators.
21:28 Training Day for Aspiring Rowing commentators
Saturday 9th April 2022 in Henley on Thames and virtually online.
4 hours classroom training.
Contact Robert [email protected]
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