Find out if BBC Radio Cambridgeshire presenter Jeremy Sallis enjoyed his sculling outing in Cambridge today, hosted by Rob Rob Boat Club.
Following on from Friday’s Henley Royal Regatta Qualifying Races,
Huge congratulations to Ed Parkhouse and Simon Goodbrand who have qualified to compete in The Double Sculls Challenge Cup. Their first race will be against J.R. Thomas and T. Barras from Cardiff University on the Thursday of HRR.
Anna-Rosa Gejlsbjerg has been appointed Women’s Captain for Rob Roy Boat Club.
Anna-Rosa is a very active member of the Women’s Squad, frequently training and racing in a variety of crews. She has served as Events Secretary for the past couple of years, during which time she expertly organised the club’s two autumn events.
Here is an interesting appeal made to our club for young adult male rowers wishing to help with some local research: Continue reading
Although as yet unchristened, RRBC Mens Squad’s new Filippi VIII has been on the water several times and is set for a time trial at the Head of the Trent this coming weekend. The composite crew racing this Sunday will be Robs Elite Squad/ Isle of Ely:
A REMINDER TO ALL MEMBERS OF ROB ROY BOAT CLUB
The RRBC AGM will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday 23 February at Milton Country Park.
President Chris Parkhouse encourages all members to attend this important event in the club’s year.
It isn’t long now until the 2012 Olympic Games begin. The torch has passed through Cambridge, accompanied by lots of rain and fanfare. Whether you will be going down to London or watching the games on a screen, it is worth noting which athletes among Team GB Rowers have a training/racing history that includes Rob Roy Boat Club.
Thanks to the tireless efforts of Stefan Graf, twelve Swedish teenagers, all keen competitive rowers, came to visit Cambridge and train with Rob Roy Boat Club during the first week of April. Six lads and six lassies from Swedish International Boarding School in Gränna, along with their teacher and coach, Greg Kewley, plus two coxes/coaches arrived to enjoy a full programme of activities. These included a college tour, social gatherings and pub meals as well as a trip to London to watch
Cambridge win the boat race. Stefan arranged accommodation, bicycle rental and plenty of outings. Most of the youths had already done (some several times) the Rhein-Marathon in Dusseldorf, Germany.
Club members rallied to support 15 year-old Callum Fairhurst during his 26 mile Row the Channel charity challenge on 30 June. Callum’s fundraising is ongoing, punctuated by a big endurance event each year since his brother Liam’s death three years ago. See http://callumfairhurst.com.