Racing in HWR this year were some of the best female crews from around the world and in the mix of international talent came our Club Captain, Jade Colton. Jade, rowing with three others from Worcester University Rowing Club, qualified for the first round of Henley Women's Regatta in the Aspirational Quadruple sculls category. On … Continue reading UOG and UOW join forces for Henley Womens Regatta
For the first time since 2011, UOG Rowing entered in to BUCS Regatta in Nottingham. Our members practiced in singles over the term time and came back to Gloucester in the Easter holidays, so our coach, Matt Phillips, could train them up. After focused training, we entered 4 rowers to each race in a 1x. … Continue reading BUCS Regatta 2019
Michelle Barden talks about the changes she’s made to make her lifestyle more sustainable, why they’re important and how they allow her to save money as a student at the same time. What lifestyle changes have you made to be more green? Recycling: “I’ve stepped up my recycling, even just bits of paper that used to … Continue reading What our rowing member does to reduce her carbon footprint
2019 has been a very successful year for rowing at the University of Gloucestershire so far, but nothing screams success more than our very first Varsity win against Worcester. After months of tough training, abstinence from alcohol and boat racing for crew selections, our woman's 4x, men's 2x and woman's 2x entered the water and battled … Continue reading A win for Gloucester in Varsity
Ready for a new challenge, the rowers at our club decided to raise money for the charity Plastic Oceans by rowing 100,000 meters in just one day. As a club, we're passionate about the topic of reducing plastic pollution in our oceans, wanting our waterways to remain as clean as possible. Plastic Oceans aims to educate and … Continue reading Rowing 100K in a day
The #GlosGoesGreen campaign makes clubs and societies more sustainably aware in 2019 and our rowing club has encouraged its members to get involved. The campaign is put in place to inspire young people at the University of Gloucestershire to be more aware of their global footprint, something that many students may not think much about. … Continue reading Going Green for 2019
Starting off the year with two indoor championships, we encouraged both Novices and Seniors to get involved to prepare them for the competitive year ahead. This year in one of the races, we came away with a bronze medal. We went to the Olympic Velodrome in London to enter in to the British Rowing Indoor … Continue reading BRIC and Welsh Indoors 2018
Here is a quick insight into what the UOG Rowing team got up to during the 2017/18 season. Indoor Championships The team’s first competition of the season was at the Welsh Indoor Championships in November. Fresher Ben Sweeney finished second in the Student Fresher 1km race, setting a time of 3:14.3 to claim the silver … Continue reading 2017/18 Round Up
Write up from our Three Peaks Challenge, completed to raise money for Mind - The Mental Health Charity.
Race results from Bristol-Avon Regatta at Saltford 2017.