Hello and welcome to my official website.
Im Mahe, an athlete in the sport of Rowing and 2012 Olympic Champion in the single scull. I have trained full time since 2001 and can honestly say I love my job. There are always tough times and things you hate doing, but overall it's a pretty awesome existence.
I have proudly represented New Zealand at nine World Championships and three Olympic Games. 2003 and 2004 I raced in the coxless four before switching to the single scull. Since switching to the single I have won five World Championship titles (2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011), two World Championship Silver (2010, 2014), Olympic Bronze (2008) and became the Olympic Champion in London 2012.
Since the 2012 Olympics I have had a sabbatical, testing myself out with new challenges such as coast to coast and Ironman as well travelling around the country and the world. It was a lot of fun. But reality hit and since June 2103 have been back in the boat, training for Rio. You can find out more about me by visiting the “About Mahé” link above or Click Here
The Fifteen years hasn’t all been smooth sailing. I have had to deal with a back injury and continuing problems with Osteo-Arthritis in my back. Had three bike crashes (one 6 weeks out from the 2012 Olympics). Despite the hurdles and set backs I still managed to achieve my life long dream by winning gold in London.
While I race alone on the water, there is a huge amount of people that form my team to get me the results I have been fortunate enough to achieve. This website has been designed to keep all those people up to date with what's happening, how I'm going, as well as provide some facts and information about who I am and what I do.
If you would like to be emailed when I add news and newsletters to the site, please click the link below next to notices and fill in the appropriate details.
I hope you enjoy this site, if you have any suggestions or want to contact me for any reason, please contact Charlotte or Roger on email@example.com
or Click Here
See all the latest news by clicking the news icon above.
for the latest newsletter Click Here
or sign up for updates to be sent automatically Click Here