Hugh Matheson & Christopher Dodd
- Biography of the Year 2019 – Shortlisted
Hugh Matheson (right) was a British oarsman representing his country at the Olympics in 1972, 1976 and 1980. He has remained closely in touch with the sport as a journalist and commentator ever since.
Chris Dodd (left) was The Guardian’s rowing correspondent from 1970. He was editor of Regatta magazine and wrote The Story of World Rowing (Hutchinson) and Pieces of Eight, covering Matheson’s own Olympic adventures.