Author: James Lee

Gruelling battles fought on Henley Reach bring success to the lightweight women The weather conditions for the 2006 Henley Boat Races were rather varied, with the risk of flooding almost leading to the postponement of the races. A strong tailwind and very fast stream brought mixed...

On 11 March, the three provisional CUW crews competed in the Women’s Head of the River Race, which is rowed over the men’s Boat Race course but in the reverse direction, from Mortlake to Putney. This was to be the last race before the Boat...

The President of CUWBC is pleased to announce the crews for the 2006 Henley Boat Races. Blue Boat C: R M Dowbiggin # Emmanuel S: E R Woolley Emmanuel 7: E M Kingma Trinity Hall 6: L R Wordley Gonville & Caius 5: J Reid Newnham 4: J M Hawton * Jesus 3: J...

Sunday 19th February saw the Cambridge University Women’s BC squad set out on an intrepid journey to deepest, darkest Nottingham, to compete in the Head of the Trent. Unlike the Henley Races in April, a Head race is a battle against the clock to be...

It was no surprise to the current squad when our President, Lorna Collins, was featured in the 'Varsity 100' last week. The list, compiled by an independent panel, gives the profiles of the 100 students deemed to define Cambridge University life in 2006 through their...

A successful training camp was held to mark the start of the Lent Term. A hard week's training welcomed the group back from the Christmas break, and has set the standard for the run up to the Boat Races. The first half of the camp...

Ron Needs has been awarded the Mussabini Medal for coaching. The Mussabini Medal recognises the contribution of coaches of UK performers who have achieved outstanding success on the world stage. In Ron's case, this related to his involvement with the GB Women's Eight. The eight...

CUWBC had its first public outing of the year in the UK in the Cam Winter Head and started as we mean to go on, winning every category entered. For many of the athletes, it was their first race in CUWBC colours, and the win sets...

(Head of the Charles Regatta) - CUWBC posted a time that would put them in second position in the Womens’ Club VIIIs category. Full Report by Jen Hawton and Jimmy Appleton. On October 19th, after three months of anticipation and some hard training, a crew from...