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Olympic Information


Recent Performances

  • 2nd (pair) - 2012 World Cup 3 (Munich, Germany)
  • 8th (pair) - 2012 World Cup 2 (Lucerne, Switzerland)
  • 1st (eight) - 2011 Kings Cup (West Lakes, South Australia)
  • 3rd (pair) - 2011 Australian Rowing Championships (West Lakes, South Australia)
  • 2nd (eight) - 2010 Lucerne World Cup (Lucerne, Switzerland)

Career Highlights

  • Winning a silver medal at Lucerne with the Australian men's eight

Interesting Facts

  • Born in Colorado, USA, Brodie Buckland moved to Australia to pursue his studies and rowing. He became an Australian citizen in February 2012.
  • Buckland teamed up with Beijing Olympian James Marburg before the Australian Trials in March 2012 and the two were named as the pair for the London Games after being the best performing combination at the World Cup 2 in Lucerne in May 2012 and the retirement of Duncan Free.
  • Buckland rowed in the 2007 USA men's eight which finished 4th at the 2007 World Championships. In that same year he also rowed in the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race, finishing runners up.
  • In 2010 he won silver in the Australian men's eight at the Lucerne World Cup Regatta.
  • Growing up Buckland wanted to be an accountant and audited his parents when he was 11. After getting grounded he gave up for the ambition of becoming a lawyer. He completed a Bachelor of Arts at Harvard University in 2006 and is now doing law at ANU.



Noel Donaldson (2008 - current)

Primary Training Base

Canberra, Australia

Secondary Training Base

Sydney, Australia


Sydney University Rowing Club (NSW, Australia)


Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra



Bachelor of Arts - Harvard University (2006)

Rowing Team

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