Now that the nights are drawing in and crews can no longer get out, under normal safety conditions, their minds turn to the delights of ergos, circuits and core exercises....!!
Monday night saw the start of club winter training, for the adult squad. With 20 members down they split into 2 groups. Starting with the first ...
Congratulations to Mike Vick and Kate Wilson whose training paid off with a win at the Lincoln to Boston Marathon. This 31 mile epic is run each autumn and is a real test of stamina. Mike and Kate posted 4hrs 47 minutes to win their class.Sam Fairbanks had a harder time in Open 1x, where there was a wide range of ...
As usual, Vics entered a lot of crews at the last regatta of the year at Hollingworth Lake. In the past, we have won the Victor Ludorum, both for the Juniors and the Seniors. This year however, there was stiff competition for our 25 entries. In spite of the competition we had 16 finalists and had 7 wins. Unfortunately, ...
Vics try to attend the annual August Bank Holiday regatta at Ross on Wye, although this year the weather was not as favourable for camping as it has been in previous years! On Sunday we had 10 entries, with 4 crews reaching Finals. The WJ18 2x had the closest race of the day, losing to Worcester again by ½ length this ...
A big entry from Vics to the West Midlands two day regatta at Stourport. We always have a great time at Stourport, with the opportunity to race crews from across the country. We had 8 crews entered on Saturday, with 3 wins – WmasB/C 2x of Michelle Fisher and Jayne Pumford, who beat Evesham by 13/4 lengths, WJ16 2x ...
Vics entered 7 crews at Warrington Regatta, with 4 losing at the semi final stage and two finals. The Open 1x was an all Vics final between Sam Crowe and Arvind Mahendran, with Sam winning. The WMasC/E 4+ stroked by Joanne Harrison lost in the final to Trafford.
This year the Junior Championships were held at Nottingham and again Vics had a strong entry. In WJ14 2x Bernhem and McFarlane were placed 8th out of 62 crews in their event, showing what a crew these two girls are becoming. WJ15 2x (McNulty and Myers) finished 38 of 41 in their time trial, WJ15 4x+ (Adams, Foster, ...
We had 13 crews on the Saturday and 11 on the Sunday:MASG1x Vick lost heat
WMASB2x Pumford won heat lost in final
WMASC2x Walters lost in final
WJ152x Large lost heat
WJ142x Bernhem won heat WIN final
Mx2x Wilson/Peterborough won heat lost final
J161x Smith lost heat
J161x Walters lost heat
We had 7 entries into this event:Op2x Myers lost heat
Op2x Mahendran won 2 heats lost in final
Op1x Vick lost heat
WJ152x McNulty won heat lost in final
Op2x McWilliams lost heat
W2x Pumford won 2 heats lost in final
WJ142x Bernham won 2 heats and WIN final