- Started Rowing
- Gary Hay
Women's Lightweight Double Scull
2015 World Rowing Championships - Gold, women's lightweight single
2015 U-23 World Rowing Championships - Gold, lightweight women's double
2014 U-23 World Rowing Championships - Gold, lightweight women's double
2012 Junior World Rowing Championships - Bronze, women's quad
2017 sees Zoe be part of a new look women's lightweight double scull with Jackie Kiddle. The two will race at World Cup III.
In 2016 Zoe McBride was reserve for the New Zealand Rowing team that will compete at the Final Olympic Qualification regatta in Lucerne.
Zoe McBride showed talent early in her rowing career while rowing at Kavanagh College at the Aon Maadi Cup. At the 2013 Aon Maadi Cup she won four gold medals, while in 2012 she won three gold and one silver. Her performances at the New Zealand Secondary School Championships gained her a junior trial and in 2012 Zoe was part of the Junior women's quad which won Bronze, she again competed at juniors in 2013. She then stepped up to the under-23 level in 2014, and won Gold in the women's lightweight double scull.
In 2015 McBride won the U23 lightweight double with team mate Jackie Kiddle and also set a world best time. Zoe then went on to row in the elite lightweight single at the World Cup in Varese where she won gold and set a world best time before wining gold again at the third World Cup in Lucerne. At the 2015 World Rowing Championships in Aiguebelette Zoe won gold and the World Championship title.