Cover photo of 'The Times' newspaper - Britannia Rules The Waves - The GB Olympic rowing Team with their Gold medals at the ceremony

Cover photo of 'The Times' newspaper - Britannia Rules The Waves - The GB Olympic rowing Team with their Gold medals at the ceremony

Team GB champions Jack Beresford (G) and Leslie Southwood won the Berlin Olympic Rowing Double Sculls in 1936

Team GB champions Jack Beresford (G) and Leslie Southwood won the Berlin Olympic Rowing Double Sculls in 1936

1996 Godfrey kit is again worn by the GB Rowing squad at the Atlanta Olympic games, again made under license for Adidas. Redgrave and Pinsent win Gold again, providing the GB Olympic squad with its only gold medal at the games.

1996 Godfrey kit is again worn by the GB Rowing squad at the Atlanta Olympic games, again made under license for Adidas. Redgrave and Pinsent win Gold again, providing the GB Olympic squad with its only gold medal at the games.

Dear Britain's Olympic rowing team, yes I will go out with you.  Pick me up at 7:30.

Rowers aiming to make their mark in absence of former greats Redgrave and Pinsent

Dear Britain's Olympic rowing team, yes I will go out with you. Pick me up at 7:30.

2012 Paralympics: Kate Middleton cheers on the golden girls as Team GB wins its first Paralympic rowing medal. September 2, 2012

The Magnificent Seven for golden GB: Kate cheers them on... and then gives our discus hero his medal

2012 Paralympics: Kate Middleton cheers on the golden girls as Team GB wins its first Paralympic rowing medal. September 2, 2012

Sir Steve Redgrave (UK) was the first athlete to win gold medals at 5 successive Olympic Games in an endurance sport - Rowing

Sir Steve Redgrave (UK) was the first athlete to win gold medals at 5 successive Olympic Games in an endurance sport - Rowing

The best London Olympics moments recreated with legos.  The Guardian is creating these because they don't have the rights to broadcast the real olympic footage -- hilarious!

Usain Bolt wins gold in 100m final – brick-by-brick video

The best London Olympics moments recreated with legos. The Guardian is creating these because they don't have the rights to broadcast the real olympic footage -- hilarious!

The success of Team GB's Olympic rowers in 2012 led to the restoration of Victoria Park's boating lake - and the East London park now joins the more established boating lakes of Hyde Park, Regent's Park and Battersea Park as one of London's best venues for hiring a rowing boat or pedalo.

The success of Team GB's Olympic rowers in 2012 led to the restoration of Victoria Park's boating lake - and the East London park now joins the more established boating lakes of Hyde Park, Regent's Park and Battersea Park as one of London's best venues for hiring a rowing boat or pedalo.

One to watch ! "Dare to be" - follows a series of rowers ranging from novice girls to women training for the Olympics on their journey to not only excel at their sport, but chronicle the development of the human spirit. Rowing causes more than just a physical change but exhibits influence that moulds the unique qualities of rowers, who on a journey to discover the sport discover themselves. Directed by: Adam Reist  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AI4gb-B55lM&sns=em  @WorldRowing…

One to watch ! "Dare to be" - follows a series of rowers ranging from novice girls to women training for the Olympics on their journey to not only excel at their sport, but chronicle the development of the human spirit. Rowing causes more than just a physical change but exhibits influence that moulds the unique qualities of rowers, who on a journey to discover the sport discover themselves. Directed by: Adam Reist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AI4gb-B55lM&sns=em @WorldRowing…

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