GB Rowing

GB Rowing Team kept cool by Andrews during World Championship preparation

As experts in the provision of temporary climate control solutions, Andrews Air Conditioning has provided the GB Rowing Team with cooling relief for a number of years.

The World Rowing Championships took place in Bulgaria in 2018, with both the women’s and men’s squads desperate to excel at what is seen as the most prestigious event on the rowing calendar.

And while the weather in the UK was comparatively cool as we approached the end of August, temperatures in Le Temple-sur-Lot – where the women’s team were training – reached 35°C most days.

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Olympic hopeful pays homage to Andrews Air Conditioning before intense training camp

Towards the end of June, Andrews Air Conditioning announced that, once again, we would be linking up with the GB Rowing Team ahead of their trip to Brazil later this summer.

By providing the team with around 20 Polar Wind Plus portable units, we were able to ensure each athlete remained cool during a vital phase of preparation overseas. Prior to leaving the country for their German training camp, Welsh rower Chris Bartley documented his experiences and thoughts ahead of an action-packed workout:

“Two weeks ago at the GB Rowing Team training base in Caversham we packed up our boats, rowing machines, and gym equipment to be transferred by road to our final summer training camps before Rio 2016. We travel out for up to three weeks, escaping the distraction of our home lives to focus on training hard, rowing fast, eating and sleeping.

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