Billy Webb

1886 - 1960 He became the first New Zealander to win the world professional single sculls title when he beat Australian Charles Towns on the Parramatta River in Sydney by five lengths in 1907

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The Rivalry

Mahe Drysdale is the current Olympic Champion, winning Gold in the Men's Single Sculls event at London 2012

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Inaugural Event 2008

The inaugural Prospace Billy Webb Centennial Challenge held in December 2008 was an unprecedented success for Wanganui and its community.

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