Tag Archives: Rowing

Life Lately #3

A little catch up on my life lately… Bonfire night I’d been waiting for an excuse to wear the ridiculously furry hat that I’d picked up at the Pembrokeshire County Show, and bonfire night was the perfect occasion. We jumped … Continue reading

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Chester: Race Time

In this household, we take our rowing very seriously. In fact, we will be keen for anything that we can be competitive in if we think we stand a good chance of winning! Having not raced in a while, we … Continue reading

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Henley Royal Regatta Style File

Orange blazer with yellow trousers? Purple blazer with pink trousers? What is this madness? This is in fact, a fairly typical outfit for a day at Henley. If you don’t go glam, then go bold…Most rowing clubs will have a … Continue reading

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Winning, Trophies and Champagne

More than 200 crews from over 20 different clubs descended onto the beautiful River Dee in Chester this weekend for the 280th annual Chester Regatta, the longest running rowing regatta in the world.I was coxing two crews (a crew of … Continue reading

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Weekend training

This weekend was spent mostly on the river, guest-coxing my boyfriend’s university alumni rowing crew. Two days containing five tough training sessions in the boat, two core strength sessions, great playlists, and being eaten out of house and home by … Continue reading

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Nottingham City Regatta

This weekend we drove down to the National Watersports Centre in Nottingham and found this gorgeous little family paddling along on the rowing lake. The cute little ducklings were having great fun pottering along the bank, rummaging for food, before … Continue reading

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Shrewsbury Regatta

This weekend we headed down to Shrewsbury for our first rowing regatta of the season. I have been a rowing cox (the little one who shouts, coaches and steers rowing boats) ever since I started at university (rowing is quite … Continue reading

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