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2018 Australian Rowing Recruit: Oscar Mclachlan

The Person

  • Those who know Oscar describe him as someone who is determined, competitive, and consistent.
  • Oscar is an intelligent, thoughtful and independent student who confidently and ably deals with a range of challenges he sets for himself, be it studying Mathematics at the highest levels, excelling in Rowing and Rugby or becoming a leader in the boarding house.
  • Oscar is capable of dealing with those around him with empathy and perception, while his quick mind and confidence means he is able to communicate openly in a persuasive and reasoned manner.
  • See link below School Character Reference 

The Student

  • Attends: The Geelong Grammar, prestigious private school in Victoria, Australia
  • SAT:
    • Reading- 670
    • Math: 690
    • Total: 1360
  • GPA: To Be Advised
  • See link below for academic reference

The Athlete

  • Height: 6ft 2inches
  • Weight: 209lbs
  • Position: Bow Side
  • 2k Ergo: 6:16


  • Understanding of how the boat moves
  • Eager to improve
  • Easily coachable
  • Work ethic and determination
  • Amazing endurance and mental toughness

Teams Represented:

  • Geelong Grammar 1st8 (2 years)
  • ALL State Victorian crew
  • Silver Medal winner in the U19 coxed 4 at the Australian Nationals (Sydney International Rowing Regatta)
  • Placed 5th in the Schoolboy 8 at the Australian Nationals
  • See link below for Coach Reference
  • See link below for Athletic Resume – including Ergo & Race Times
  • View snapshot video below


If you feel that Oscar could be a good fit, please contact Maria Hopes.

Phone: +61 414 477 476 | Email: maria@studyandplayusa.com.au | Skype: maria.hopes