More Gold for Mighty

Mighty Ben Wins Gold for Wales

A bronze and a gold for Ben Redman in Ghent last weekend, he may have worn the Welsh kit but we know he was racing for City really!...

On Saturday it was the "International Belgian Championships", and on Sunday it was the "International Ghent May Regatta" (which is apparently the Belgian National championships). They're both held in Gent, which is a fantastic 5 lane course that finishes in Gent town, and has high banks and lots of trees/buildings around so it avoids the worst of side winds.

 

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Charlotte's Marathon

Little Geneva Paddle

Whilst several City scullers headed to Boston for a marathon effort of 50km, Charlotte headed out to Geneva with Ely-based Rob Roy sculler, Hannah Peel, and three ex-York City rowers to prepare for the longest non-stop (non-ocean) rowing race in the world. Not one, not two, but three Boston marathons back-to-back, with 10km added to the end. You may think that 160km non-stop in a yolette (a giant coxed quad) might not sound like the most exciting way to spend your summer holidays - and you'd be right.

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City make an impact at FISA world masters

The City of Cambridge Rowing Club last weekend sent a crack rowing squad to Vienna to compete in the World Masters (Veteran) Rowing Competition. This prestigeous event attracts around five thousand competitors from around the world, with very high standards.

 

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