Professional Athlete, New Zealand National Rowing Squad
Fitness Matters Indoor Rowing Ambassador

Fitness Matters Indoor Rowing Performance Coach

Axel has long been an advocate of all things Fitness Matters Indoor Rowing. Originally one of the founder members of both our indoor rowing team and our community Concept 2 Rowing Hub page on Facebook he joined our team of Ambassadors earlier this year to assist in facilitating the growth and development of our sport.

Now, after a brief spell in Rio, he’s back and has taken on the role of Coach, offering bespoke rowing plans and online coaching for individual clients.

Axel has an impressive rowing background which includes:

  • NZ Elite team 2014-2016
  • NZ Olympic Team Rio Olympics 2016
  • 2015 Wellington Rowing Association rower of the year
  • 2013 Wellington Rowing Association coach of the year
  • U23 World Rowing Championships Bronze Medal in 4+ 2012 Trakai, Lithuania
  • 2011 Wellington Rowing Association most promising rower
  • Life Member of Petone Rowing Club

A little insight into his speed and power:

  • 250m 1:10
  • 500m 1:16
  • 2000m 5:49
  • 5000m 15:49

For More information on training and coaching with Axel please e mail