This week we feature Ursula Grobler and Kirsten MacDonald.
Ursula Grobler is one of the most experienced rowers in the RMB National Squad, having rowed in the finals at the 2016 Rio Olympics with Kirsten MacDonald. Ursula took a short break from rowing in 2017, celebrated her nuptials to Donovan, climbed Mt Kilimanjaro, ran the Two Oceans Marathon and Comrades Ultra Marathon. Ursula dream of a gold medal at the Olympics has brought her back to the RMB National Squad, more determined and focused.
Kirsten MacDonald rowed in the 2016 Rio Olympics finals with Ursula Grobler finishing 5th. Kirsten is incredibly talented and dedicated. In 2017 Kirsten won gold at the Rowing World Championships in the USA and in November 2017 Kirsten won a public vote to be a nominated as a finalist for the World Rowing Awards. Kirsten is passionate about being a role model to schoolgirls, inspiring people to follow their dreams, nutrition and rowing.
Ursula and Kirsten, currently in preparation for the upcoming World Champs at Ebenezer Dam near Tzaneen.