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Peterborough Spring Regatta

Peterborough Regatta

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

Pizza and Pots at Shrewsbury Regatta

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.

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Head of the Cam 2016

Head of the Cam 2016

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”!

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LBC Award Winners 2016

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