A busy weekend has been rounded off by three students attending the GB April Regatta, part of the selection process for the Team GB Junior Rowing Team. Natalie Graham competed in the WJ 2- in a composite crew with Rachel Heap from Nottingham Rowing Club. This combination has competed previously and has shown promise, despite … Continue reading GB April Regatta Report
This fine morning, the tunes were flowing in the mini bus like the love for rowing flows through our veins! We arrived at the course really excited for the first regatta of the year. As we saw the course in Nottingham, there was a naughty tailwind. The first challenge of the day came when we … Continue reading JIRR Report – J16 4+
This Saturday BMSBC will be representing the Eastern region at the Inter-Regional Regatta in the WJ15 4+ and the J16 4+ categories. Both crews have been working hard in the transition between the long winter head races to the much shorter, high rating regatta races. This is a good opportunity for the WJ15 crew of … Continue reading Inter-Regional Regatta
Each year the coaching team recognize those students who have made the biggest improvements: J15 Boy - Austin Roberts J15 Girl - Thea Hale J16 Boy - Tom Rowe J16 Girl - Pip White Senior Boy - Jake Roberts Senior Girl - Charlotte Willis Well done to the entire squad for their commitment during the … Continue reading Training Camp Awards
Breakfast started nicely with an unnamed member of the senior squad coating the dining room floor with his morning hydration, and then decorating the stairs with last nights dinner... (Alex then spent the rest of the day in bed watching the all time classic 'dinoshark' and is now feeling much better) This left the quad … Continue reading DAY 6 – Boys’ & Girls’ Captain of Boat’s.
The weather today would have certainly stopped anyone missing home; chilly rain and wind set the scene for Day 5 in Sabaudia. The first session saw the forming of an eight made up from a combination of WJ15’s-17’s. There was a great focus in the boat whilst the crew built up their summer session starts. … Continue reading Delayed Day 5!
The morning started with none of us ready for a day with Anja, we made fun of Anja all day, well all camp to be honest but she's takes it like a champ and we couldn't do it without her. We stuffed our faces with cake for breakfast which made us buzzing for this mornings … Continue reading Day 4 – WJ15 Squad
Day three in the Sabaudia camp. After spending the previous evening watching videos of our rowing we attempted to apply the constructive criticism given by our individual coaches; this session proved helpful as all of the crews improved in the sessions throughout the day despite various changes in lineups. The first session was based around … Continue reading Sabaudia – Day 3 – The Senior Girls
After a long day of traveling the Day 1 report was abandoned due to sleep requirements. Glen Mulkerrins and Sam Hodgkiss have combined to write the Day 2 report!!!! As the alarm in the room sounds at 6:30am, we wake up, open up the curtains, and love for rowing flows through our veins. All pupils … Continue reading Sabaudia – Day 2