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Hilary 2016: Friends of UCBC Newsletter

Dear Friends,

Another successful term of rowing is over, and we are all looking forward to the lighter evenings and warmer days that Trinity term will bring. UCBC fielded an impressive six crews this term with many novices enjoying the opportunity to join the senior squads.

Ergathon 2016

Both the men’s and the women’s sides have been successful this term. It was brilliant to see M1 win blades after hours of hard work in training and many trips to Dorney. The highlight on the women’s side was W1 placing 39th in the Women’s Head of the River, finishing as the fastest Oxbridge college. It was wonderful to see the commitment that all six crews gave to training, despite the bad weather that limited the outings, and to know that the passion and unwavering dedication that makes UCBC successful runs throughout the club.

The 24 Hour Ergathon was a great success; we exceeded our target and were able to raise over £1,200 in aid of Shelter and UCBC, which will make a real difference. Thank you to everyone who supported us and to all those who took part.

I would like to say a massive thank you to all of the UCBC Committee, coaches, senior members and college staff for their hard work and enthusiasm that enables UCBC to be as successful as it is. I would particularly like to thank all of our old members and friends who have supported, and continue to support UCBC, as it makes a huge difference to the running of the club.

I hope you will be able to join us at the boathouse to watch the racing on Saturday of Summer Eights, and for the Annual Boat Club Dinner in hall in the evening on 28th May. Invitations will follow shortly in the post, but please save the date and start planning your visit. We look forward to seeing you there. 

Best wishes,

Vicky Olive
UCBC President

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Posted on Apr 20, 2016

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