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Going for Gold

Wednesday, 15 September 2010

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Earlier this year, Helene Raynsford announced her retirement from rowing due to ill health. She has now returned to good health and is eager to start competitive rowing again in the hope of being considered for GB's World Championship Paralympic Team.

By the time the World Championship Paralympic's happen, Helene would only have been training for three months with GB rowing, so she is not expecting any gold medals winning performances. But with her 'Helene Friendly Training Programme', Trident wishes her all the best in her return and we are sure it is only a matter of time before she is back on the podium!

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Helene Raysnford wins Gold in Beijing

Thursday, 11 September 2008

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Guildford-based rower Helene Raynsford has become the Paralympic champion in the Women's Single Sculls.

Trident have been sponsoring Helene since October 2007 when she purchased a Honda CR-V to help carry her boat and training equipment.

Commenting on Helene's success, Trident Honda's Managing Director Richard Roberts said: We're all delighted for Helene and immensely proud of her achievement. To break the world record in the semi-final makes her victory even sweeter. It's testament to all her hard work over the years, and we at Trident are honoured to have played our small part.

Helene was odds on for gold at the Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park after a stunning performance in her semi-final. Her time of 5mins 38 seconds smashed the world record.

Helene is a member of Guildford Rowing Club. She was 2006 World Champion in the Women's Single Sculls and was named BBC South's Sportswoman of the Year 2006. To support Helene and find out more about her rowing please visit her website.

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