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Rowing NZ Pathway Update February 2024

  • 08 Feb 24

The Pathway team at Rowing NZ are looking to update the current pathway list after the completion of the 2023-2024 summer rowing season. 

As per the National Pathway Selection Document, athletes can get onto the Pathway either in April or October each year if they meet the current criteria outlined below.

All athletes who wish to be on the Pathway must complete the nomination form, unless you are selected to an age group team (U23, U21 and U19 teams).  This includes all athletes who are either already on the Pathway or are not currently on the Pathway.


IDENTIFICATION LEVEL 

An athlete can be selected to Identification level on the National Pathway by fulfilling ONE Erg criteria and ONE On Water criteria listed below:

Erg 1 2000m Erg Performance National Pathway threshold line
Erg 2 5000m Erg Performance National Pathway threshold line
On water South Island/North Island Club Championships Prem/Open 1X Top 4

Prem/Open 2- Top 2

National Club Championships  Sen/U22 1X Top 4

Sen/U22 2- Top 2

NZSS Championships

Maadi

U18 1X Top 4 (Yr 13)

U18 2- Top 2 (Yr 13)

NZ University Championships Champ 1X Top 4

Champ 2- Top 2

Team Selection Trialist for U23, U21, U19 or World University team


DEVELOPMENT LEVEL 

An athlete can be selected to Development level on the National Pathway by fulfilling ONE Erg criteria and ONE On Water criteria listed below OR can achieve AUTOMATIC SELECTION if named to the 2024 NZ U23, U21, U19 or World University teams.

Erg 1 2000m Erg Performance Champions line (RNZ target)
Erg 2 5000m Erg Performance Champions line (RNZ target)
On water South Island/North Island Club Championships Prem/Open 1X Top 2

Prem/Open 2- Winner

National Club Championships  Sen/U22 1X Top 2

Sen/U22 2- Winner

NZ University Championships Champ 1X Winner

Champ 2- Winner


PERFORMANCE LEVEL 

AUTOMATIC SELECTION for U23 medallists and Elite trialists. 

Selection to Performance level for those not meeting the automatic criteria is at the discretion of the National Pathway Team and contingent upon consistent performances on the water and in physical metrics such as erg testing. 

Athletes wanting to gain selection to Performance level should be, targeting Premier 1X and/or 2- events at the National Championships and major regattas and tracking around the Champions line on their individual erg performances.


If you feel you have reached the criteria, please fill out the following form to put your name forward to the Pathway team: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3RYD2FD

Nominations will close at 9pm, Sunday 7 April 2024.