Archive for category: Training Camp

An Insight into UELBC’s Altitude Training Camp

An Insight into UELBC’s Altitude Training Camp

Most rowers when they hear the words “training camp” immediately think of really really long rows, and lots of blisters. As an athlete who comes from a program where training camp means rowing 2-3 times a day (averaging 35km-40km) and doing casual 3 mile warm up runs for 9 days […]

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Oympian inspires next generation of UELBC rowers

UEL and Queen Mary University students being awarded their medals by double Olympic Gold Medallist and treble World Champion Andrew Triggs Hodge MBE

  Double Olympic Gold medallist Andrew Triggs Hodge was in Newham to inspire a new generation of rowers at an event held at the London Regatta Centre. Rower Andrew, a double world champion presented the medals at the ‘Freshers Fun Races’ to first year students from University of East London […]

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Altitude Training Camp, French Pyrenees

Altitude Training Camp, French Pyrenees

3:30 AM. I awake, look around the room, and eventually locate the origin of the shrieking emanating from my alarm and terminate it. Sluggishly I pull myself out of bed, already half dressed for travel, don the rest of my attire and wolf down my breakfast, a pitiful excuse of […]

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