Kenrick Monk aiming for his third Olympics, now as a rower

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Up until two weeks ago Kenrick Monk had never been in a boat before. Today, the dual Olympic swimmer is aiming to qualify for his third Games – this time as a rower.

It was the Queensland Academy of Sport who approached Monk to be part of their Rio Olympics rowing program. Monk, 25, has shown great promise and skill despite his complete lack of experience and is now training three times a week.

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