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Lucy Stephan and the rebirth of Australia’s women’s rowing

Australia’s Lucy Stephan – 2019 world champion in the women’s four and pictured above at stroke – talks to Martin Cross about her career highs and lows

Lucy Stephan – ‘Luce’ – is a power-packed 28-year-old farm girl from Nhill, a town of about 2,000 souls in the middle of the Victorian countryside. She proudly represents Melbourne University BC, which she joined after first attending Ballarat Grammar.

Outgoing and fun, after spending a couple of hours talking with her about rowing, it’s easy to wonder just where the time went.

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