Athlete Profiles / Rob Black

Rob Black
Date of Birth 25/09/1995
Coach Ian Wright, Mark Prater, Andrew Randell
Nickname Blackie, Blake, Boolake
Height 187cm
Weight 87kgs
Hometown Sydney, Australia
Hobbies Air Drummming, Breakie with the boys.
Club RBNTC/Mosman Rowing Club
Having represented Australia in the Junior Men's Quad in 2013 and the U21 Men's Quad in 2014, in 2015, alongside William Mure, Chris Hayes and Alex Purnell, Black represented Australia in the U23 Men's Quadruple Scull winning a bronze medal. The New South Welshman went on to then win back to back World U23 Championships titles in two different boat classes - the U23 Men's Quadruple Scull in 2016 and the U23 Men's Four in 2017. At the end of 2017, Black was selected to the Reinhold Batschi Men's National Training Centre and in 2018 was named as part of Australia's Men's Eight for the World Rowing Cups and the World Rowing Championships. He names Canning River in Western Australia as his favourite place to row, while he enjoys listening to Beethoven pre-racing!
Career Achievements
Class Year Race Position
M8+ 2018 World Rowing Cup 3 Second Place
BM4- 2017 World Rowing U23 Championships First Place
BM4x 2016 World Rowing U23 Championships First Place
BM4x 2015 World Rowing U23 Championships Third Place