When James Hollard found out a new indoor rowing record for the 13-14yr age group had been set, he knew he was running out of time to attempt the record himself. With one day left before turning 15, the Tauranga Boys' College student thought he'd may as well "have a go". Adyn Ogle reports.

It was an Instagram post that gave rower James Hollard the motivation to have a crack at a world record - and he smashed it.

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The day before James' 15th birthday, the Tauranga Boys' College student claimed the indoor rowing 13-14yr 30 minute world record, powering

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