Zac's News


03.02.2014 News / Press

2008 Olympic champion Zac Purchase has not ruled out future sporting challenges but has called time on a rowing career which also saw him take Olympic silver in London. Purchase, with Mark Hunter, competed in the lightweight double scull - an event for which both men had to keep their...

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19.07.2013 News

Olympic gold and silver medallist Zac Purchase scared away the opposition at Henley Regatta last Sunday when he joined fellow members of a special Monsters University Rowing Team in a special race against Oxford University. Alongside his long-time rowing partner Mark Hunter and fellow lightweight rowers Chris Bartley and Adam...

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Zac joins sporting heroes to launch David Lloyd Leisure and Together for Short Lives partnership

07.05.2013 News

Zac joined forces with fellow sports heroes Steve Backley and Sophie Christiansen last Friday to take on a special superhero themed challenge at the launch of a charity partnership between David Lloyd Leisure and Together For Short Lives, the leading charity for UK children’s hospices. The dynamic trio were joined...

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Business lunch club launched to support sporting talent

27.04.2013 Press

OLYMPIC gold medallist Zac Purchase, the most successful British lightweight rower of all time, launched a new business lunch club yesterday. And two rising sports stars from the county were also given a huge boost when they were presented with grants. The SportsAid Lunch Club, which will meet twice a...

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09.04.2013 Blog


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