Though Peter Dignan had only a short international rowing career, he left his mark on the New Zealand scene.
Competed in the Finn class in Rome 1960 finishing 6th out of 35 sailors
He was the reserve for the Flying Dutchman in Tokyo when Helmer Pederson and Earle Wells won Gold, and sailed the Flying Dutchman at Mexico City in 1968 finishing 8th out of 30.
Rangi (or Fred, as he is sometimes known in the record books) Thompson was one of New Zealand’s leading sportsmen of the early 1930s.
Known to all as “Joe”, Athol Earl was the youngest of the champion eight of the early 1970s.
He won the Olympic gold with the eight at Munich in 1972, when he filled the No 3 berth, and a bronze with the eight in Montreal in 1976.