On Sunday 12th June, the National Water Sports Centre at Holme Pierre Point was home to the British Rowing Masters Championship. Loughborough Boat Club ladies, Erica Gummery, Zoe Hudson, Annie Beaumont & Cathy Beaumont arrived ready to take on the 1000m course. Continue reading
On Sunday 5th June LBC went to Peterborough with a full trailer as is often the case these days. Today was a 1k multi lane course and first off were the Ferris sisters who battled against the headwind but lost out in a time of 5.11, Hannah later went on to row with Alex in the open category with a time of 4.50 but no win this time. Continue reading
On Saturday 4th June, super sculler Tom (Schofey) Scholefield put his boat on his Beamer and headed down to Dorney lake to take part in this years Metropolitan Regatta. Continue reading
On Sunday 15th May, Nottingham held the Masters and Club Regatta in which LBC’s ladies competed. Masters A coxless 4, comprising of Annie and Cathy Beaumont, Erica Gummery and Zoe Hudson, took gold over the 1000 meter course in a time of 3 minutes 59 seconds. Continue reading
Loughborough Boat Club sent their top sculler to compete in local event Nottingham City Regatta on Saturday 14th May. Conditions at the National Water Sports centre at Holme Pierrepont were kinder than in previous years. Continue reading
All LBC members are, of course, avid readers of the monthly article on healthy nutrition published monthly in the British Rowing magazine. A quick glance through the last two issues will reveal dishes which are ideal for building strength, fitness, and muscle. For example, Strawberry and rhubarb smoothie, Poached salmon Caesar salad, and Seabass with asparagus and beetroot salsa, which no doubt all feature regularly on our pre-race dietary plans.
For the second year running Loughborough headed East for a final Hurrah of the 2015-16 head race season at the Head of the Cam. Having heard how much fun was had last season a full trailer of boats made the long trek along the A14 to do battle with Cambridge traffic and housing estates. I’m not sure Nick and Walrus really understood why their boat for Leicester regatta on Sunday went via Cambridge, Mercedes SatNav says “recalculating”!
Martin Hewitt Memorial Trophy – land training: Stuart Ward
Sports Council Trophy – most promising junior: Nicole Fairbrother
Willet Trophy – achievement: Rhiannon Chiles
Tinker Hayes Trophy – services to coxing: unawarded
Jim Hambley ‘miles makes champions’ Trophy: Ruaraidh Little
Rowers’ Rower: Emma Heygate