Rower Grace Prendergast was last night accorded The ORIX New Zealand Canterbury Sports Awards Supreme Sportsperson of the Year.
Ahead of Tom Walsh, Hockey's Olivia Merry and swimming sensation Sophie Pascoe
Grace Prendergast was in the boat with Kerri Gowler that won both the Women’s pair and the Women’s 8+ at the 2019 World Rowing Championships. These wins contributed to New Zealand being named the Best Overall Nation at the 2019 World Rowing Championships, and the Women’s Pair being named the World Female Crew of the Year.
Grace was the number one ranked female rower in the world in 2019.
Listen to the audio above as Grace Prendergast speaks to Lesley Murdoch.