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Last weekend CULRC's scullers took to the tideway to compete amongst 454 crews at the Four's Head of the River 2011. Entered in the 'Elite Lightweight Quad' category, the crew of Liam Downes, Piran Tedbury, Rupert Price and James Wedlake went off 8th amongst some of the best scullers in the country including a few members of the GB Rowing Team likely to be representing the country in the Olympics next year. Fours Head 2011

Preseason training camp (19 to 30 September) The season started with a 2-week training camp, during with the 24 triallists began this year’s Henley Boat Races campaign. Early groundwork was made with training, and the camp ended with an open-road cycle race 76-mile cycle race from Cambridge to Norwich. 3 members of the squad finished joint second in this race in a time of 3h 42m, and a notable effort was made by Alex Randall who completed the entire distance on a single speed (fixed gear) racing bike. Cambridge Small Boats Head (1 October) A group of small boats from the club raced at the Cambridge SBH at the end of the preseason camp. This was a successful day, with CULRC winning 5 events (IM2, IM3 and Nov 1x, and IM3 and Nov 2x), as well as losing narrowly by 1s in Sen 2-. Recent Alumnus, John Hale, also recorded the fastest 1x time of the day.

CULRC sent 6 of the squad to the first set of GB Trials in Boston on the 22nd/23rd of October. Liam Downes, Andrew Hunt, Nick Kernick, Rupert Price, Piran Tedbury and James Wedlake travelled on the Friday night staying in hotels just outside of Boston. Day...

The Cambridge University Lightweight Rowing Club travelled to Nottingham over the long May bank holiday weekend to get a taste of multi-lane racing at the BUCS regatta. Windy conditions are not uncommon at the National Water Sports Centre and this weekend did not disappoint. A huge tailwind howled down the course on all 3 days of racing adding another dimension to the rowing! BUCS_2011_VIII

Following the win of the Halladay Trophy and defeat of Oxford at the Head of the River Race 2011, Cambridge University Lightweight Rowing Club is now recruiting for the 2011/2012 season. We are looking for people with: Demonstrable rowing ability or potential Strength endurance (natural or trained) Mental toughness Weight...

Following CULRC's defeat a week earlier to Oxford, the Head of the River in London was a chance to reverse the verdict and prove the boat's speed against national competition. Both of these aims were accomplished, beating OULRC by 4 seconds and coming in 31st overall to take the Halladay Trophy. HORR_2011