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VOLKER NOLTE

The Relentless Pursuit

ast year, Dr Volker Nolte, acclaimed rower, coach, scientist, inventor, writer and editor of the hugely successful book ‘Rowing Faster’, celebrated his 50th year as a member of ‘Ruder-Club Saar’ in Germany. Now based in Ontario, Canada he works as assistant professor of Bio-mechanics, Head Coach of the Western Mustangs University rowing program, and Canadian National Team coach of the heavyweight women’s single scull in the build up to the Rio Olympics. In a rare spare moment, after a snowy early morning practice in March, we met up with Volker over post-practice coffee in the bowels of Western University to look back on five decades of devotion to the sport. With his warm smile and modest demeanour, this is clearly a man with a heart as big as his intellect.

My English teacher used to tell me ‘if you don’t stop rowing, you will never graduate.’ VOLKER NOLTE

“If I was interested in something, then I was interested in it. If I wasn’t, then I just wasn’t” Volker reflects. “My English teacher used to tell me; ‘If you don’t stop rowing, you will never graduate.’” Little did his beleaguered teacher know at the time that Volker would not only graduate but go on to complete a PhD study on the “efficiency of rowing”, produce one of the most definitive guides on rowing performance ever written, and come to be recognised as a world expert in the field of rowing bio-mechanics.

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