Barney wins Silver at British Indoors

BarneyErgChampsCity kept up their tradition of medals at the British Indoor Rowing Championships with a Silver Medal for Barney Price in the Mens Lwt 35-39 category

Barney achieved a new personal best time of 6.32.2 to finish second behind Championship record holder Tim Male

Full results can be found here

English Indoor Rowing Championships – Juniors Race Report

 

19 PBs, 8 hours on a coach, 6 medals, 3 first aiders, 1 human pyramid and half an hour of karaoke: this could only be a City junior day out. The popularity of the idea of a trip to the English Indoor Rowing Championships increased somewhat with two key details: the event took place in a velodrome and we would travel there by coach. Indeed, the juniors were not even deterred by two not insignificant problems: you have to do an erg test when you get there and you have to leave at 6am. And so, demonstrating their stupidity and the unwavering patience of their parents, a contingent of 19 juniors, aged 12 to 18, took to the ergs.

 

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Welsh Gold for Barney

City keep up their tradition of medals at the Concept 2 Welsh Indoor rowing champions with a Gold for Barney Price in Open Lightweight men and Adam Scrivner picked up a Bronze in Mens Heavyweight 30-39

Double Gold in Wales

Double gold for City duo at Welsh Indoor Rowing Champs

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Which way's the gun shop?

Congratulations to Adam Scrivner and Ben Redman who both returned from the Welsh Indoor Rowing Champs with gold medals. Full results linked to below, but take a moment to read their highly entertaining race reports...

http://concept2.co.uk/nationals/results?race_name=welsh

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Adam does EIRC

Following on from my reasonable performance at the 2009 BIRC I decided to have a crack at the regional indoor rowing championships (thanks for the suggestion Barney!). Not only did this give me another target for which to train, but from studying past results I noticed that the standard is more comparable to my own level of “ability”.

 

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City Medallists at the English IRC!

Magnificent trio Ben, Barney and Naz all brought home medals from the English Indoor Rowing Champs, times are on the Concept 2 site, here's Ben's report...On a cold and potentially very stormy day three intrepid City hopefuls set off for the English Indoor Rowing Championships. Having endured the "What? On a swimming pool?" comments from non-rowing friends, and an ungodly early Sunday morning start (up at 5am!?!), they were ready for the coming challenge.

 

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