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Row with Sir Steve for £1,000
DONORS willing to splash out £1,000 will get the chance to row with five times Olympic gold medal winner Sir Steve Redgrave.
Blaze hit Marlow Rowing Club are offering the chance for the unique experience, on the cusp of this year's London games, as it tries to raise £1million.
The cash is needed to restore and revamp its club house which was wrecked by fire last August.
Despite an insurance pay out, it was left with a shortfall of nearly £500,000.
Sir Steve, from Marlow Bottom, has offered his hep to the club where he learnt the sport.
A special event on July 14 to raise funds will include a tour of the club and a display of the plans for its restoration.
Anyone donating four figures and above will get the chance to row alongside the Olympic great.
Sir Steve said: "I'm supporting the club in its time of need partly because of my association with them over the years but more importantly because of the role it plays in supporting and developing hundreds of ten to 18 year olds in our community."
Club spokesman Lynne Moran said: "This isn’t something Sir Steve has done previously so it really is a once in a lifetime opportunity to row with a world class legend."
For £300, donors can buy a rowing club brick or for £1,500 have their names printed on a boat.
The day of events begins at 3pm, with rowing, music and a presentation from Sir Steve.
Macmillan Cancer support will also get 30 per cent of proceeds.
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