LBC Growers raise £1,000 for ‘Movember’ charity

Having been outclassed by the Ladies in all areas of training, commitment, boat speed, technique and fitness, a group of LBC’s Masters men cunningly decided to instigate a competition in which they could get their own back and definitely beat the women. Yes, it was Movember once again, so Jonathan, Allen and Paul led the […]

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Marathon Effort

The ongoing cancellation of all rowing competitions and regattas has restricted rowers at Loughborough Boat Club to training sessions on their 4 km stretch of the River Soar between Zouch and Kegworth. Following the guidance of the Government and British Rowing, club members are currently able to row in boats crewed by up to four […]

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Afloat Again

The recent easing of the restrictions on sporting activities has enabled rowers from Loughborough Boat Club to return to training on the water in boats, after spending the last few months using land-based rowing machines. The strict 2 metre distancing and the limit to the number of participants has meant that only single person sculling […]

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LBC Do It At Home

Rowers from Loughborough Boat Club have made the most of the current ‘lockdown’ by continuing many of the Club’s activities from the confines of their own homes. The beauty of the River Soar was exchanged for the less scenic surroundings of ‘home gyms’, set up in spare bedrooms, garages, corridors, or gardens. Eighteen club members […]

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Rowing Ends at Lincoln

On March 15th, Loughborough Boat Club was fortunate to be able to row in a competitive race just one day before all such meetings were cancelled in accordance with the advice of British Rowing, the sport’s governing body. This followed an anticlimactic winter season in which almost all races had been abandoned due to flooding […]

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Roah’s Flood

A Winter of strong winds and heavy rains resulted in very little rowing on the Soar – or anywhere else! Just 3 LBC boats were able to race at Stourport Head, with Tom and Jerry beating Keith and Charlie by a massive half a second. We’ve had storms, we’ve had floods, it’s the plague next.

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Loughborough Ladies Win at Huntingdon

To escape the floods at LBC and also for a lovely day out, Erica and Zoe took Therapy on the roof down to the beautiful Huntingdon Rowing Club to row at their head race on the Great Ouse. For the first race the girls raced the double in the WMasB/C/D category. Knowing that they would […]

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LBC TAKES ON THE WORLD

Loughborough Masters return elated from a world-beaten regatta in Hungary. Here is a flavour of this wonderful event: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. BRAGGING RIGHTS GO TO: Fastest Boat: E 8+ (3:38.21) Closest to time of heat winner: W D4+ (18.48 seconds) Closest to Gold Medal time in all heats: D 4– (6.92 seconds) Most boats beaten in heat […]

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Battle of the Sexes at Soggy Bewdley

With both the Ladies Eight and Coxed Four taking a clean sweep of pots on Day 1 of the Bewdley Regatta, the ball was very much in the Gents’ court for Day 2, and the latter did not disappoint as the Coxless Four and the Masters Quad both did the minimum necessary to cross the […]

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