Holly Hill in Women's Boat Race
- Published on 02 April 2015
Congratulations to Holly Hill on being chosen for the number 6 seat in the Cambridge Blue Boat to race Oxford on 11th April.
Holly will be taking part in an especially historic event as it will be the first Women's University Boat Race to be rowed on the Putney to Mortlake course. Click here for more details.
BBC1 will cover the men's race at 4.50 pm and the women's at 5.50 pm.
The Story of a Strange Day at Queen Adelaide
- Published on 02 February 2015
Race report – Pairs Head
- Published on 12 October 2014
Congratulations to Ely rower Leo Lundgren on winning the IM1 2x category and coming 8th overall out of 490 boats at the Pairs Head. Sculling as a composite crew under Isle of Ely colours with Frazer Christie, a Start rower from Bath University, they completed the 4.5km course in 13min 56 seconds.
At the other end of the rowing spectrum (and the other end of the fleet), Trevor and Rodney competed as a Masters Category F pair, clocking 17 min 21 seconds – a time which failed to win them any silverware whatsoever.
Yare Cup and Wallingford Long Distance Sculls 2014
- Published on 29 September 2014
On Saturday 27 September Rodney and Trevor travelled to Norwich to compete in the pair at the Yare Cup. They finished a respectable 54th Click on the link to read Rodney's race report.
Congratulations also to Leo Lundgren and Holly Hill who competed in the Wallingford Long Distance Sculls. Leo came 2nd in the IM1.1x category and Holly Hill was the fastest WIM2.1x and 3rd in WIM1.1x. Full results can be viewed here.
Filming with a Commonwealth Champion
- Published on 24 September 2014
Cambridge Filmworks has produced a new film following John Hale, a Mechanical Designer at Cambridge Consultants, getting under the skin of what it takes to succeed both as a top performing sportsman training for the Rio Olympics and as a leading Mechanical Designer within Cambridge’s top product development company.
Filmworks director Adam, who joined John on an early morning training session along The Great Ouse in Ely, commented: "It was a real privilege to capture John as he took to the water on such a superb early summer morning. We used our state of the art UAV camera drone to track his journey along the river and the results were stunning."
To see the film and find out more about John's passion for rowing alongside his work at Cambridge Consultants - the world-class supplier of innovative product development and technology consulting based at the prestigious Science Park in Cambridge - please go to: