| Scottish Indoor Championchips and Scottish Indoor Schools Champs 2014|
Heather and Robyn, rowing for Balfron High School, WON the girls S5 team event
in 7:33.0 over 2000m. Heather also competed in the individual S5 girls
and was 7th in 8:09.0 over 2000m.
Lily, also rowing for Balfron was 2nd in the S1 girls rowing 524m in 2min. She was also 3rd in the mixed S1 team event in 4:05.0 over 1000m with Lily and 2 other girls from Balfron.
|Lucy Steel was 9th in the S1 individual event rowing 461m in 2min|
Alexander, representing Hermitage Academy, was 3rd in the S3 boys team event in 3:40.0 over 1000m. Alex also did the individual S3 event and was 9th rowing 1053m in 4min.
Lucy Steel was 2nd in the WJ12 rowing 468m in 2min.
Lily Young was 2nd in the WJ13 rowing 767m in 3min - the WJ14 composite team with LLRC/CSRC/ASRA also got the silver medal and they did 1000m in 3:47.6
Alexander Mackinnon was 5th in J14 rowing 1039m in 4min.
Cameron Bell was 7th in the J16 in 7:18.6 over 2000m
Thomas Smith was 13th in the J16 in 7:55.1 over 2000m.
Lucy Bell was 7th in the J18 in 8:23 over 2000m and Rachel Gilles was 8th in 8:46.7.
WELL DONE to everyone! All results some photos
|1st November 2014 Clydesdale Scullers Head|
and Eva were the only representative of Loch Lomond in the 5km
Clydesdale Scullers head. The weather was very kind to them - no rain,
a bit of wind but mild. Paul raced in the first divisoin and was
rewarded 3rd place in the VetD 1x in 19.12 (18.28 after handicap) and
Eva was in a composite double with Les (Clydesdale RC) and went down
the course in 15.47 (14.20 after handicap). Clydesdale Scullers Head results some photos
|HAWCO INVERNESS SPRINT REGATTA 16 August 2014|
6 Loch Lomond members raced 500m on the Caledonian Canal in windy conditions with frequent squally showers.
Heather McKenzie and Robyn Whyte
won the WJU16 2x against Clydesdale and Heather also won her final in WJU16 1x. Both girls raced very well in the WRes2 2x race.
|Lily won the WJU14
single against Inverness, but was not so lucky when she teamed up with
Craig from Castle Semple in an OJU14 double. |
Cameron and Thomas
had a very good race in their OJU16 2x and in their OJU16 singles.
Martin had a close race, but just missed out in the O Vet 1x.
LLRC photos Inverness photos All results
|British Junior Championships in Nottingham 19th + 20th July 2014|
dragged their coach Graeme and Lucy's mum all the way down
to Nottingham to compete in their first British Championships.
Unfortunately the weather was very wet at the beginning, but that
didn't bother the
WJU16 double and they were 7th fastest in the time trial making it to
the semi finals! The weather improved the next day and the 2 girls were
4th in their semi final in 8:38.50 which secured them a place in the B final. Lucy and Rachel had a brilliant race in the final winning in 8:34.50. WELL DONE to both of them and their coach Graeme! Keep up the good training!
|all the results photos |
|Eva with Liz and Ailie from Strathclyde park went all the way south to the "Henley Masters Regatta"
on the 11th and 12th of July. The weather was very sunny and
warm. Unfortunately Eva lost to an American double in her
composite (with Jackie Darling - Barnes Bridge Rowing club) but WON in
the 4x D with Ailie, Liz (SPRC) and Gill from Durham against Falkon RC.|
Other Scottish medals were won by Ailie Ord (SPRC), who won a medals with Gill Prescott (Durham) in WD2x. All results
Eva travelled down to Talkin Tarn regatta on Saturday 5th July to enjoyed sunny, but windy conditions and great racing and some wins.
A huge number of rowers from across the UK aged between 11 and 75 took part in the event.
After having to give up a handicap of 12 sec to an older crew(F), the composite quad (D) of Ailie, Liz (SPRC), Gill (Durham) and Eva still managed to win comfortable.
Eva also won in the Mixed double (D) with Les from Clydesdale.
|15th June 2014 - 181st Durham Regatta on facebook|
This regatta is one of the premier events in the northern
racing calendar. Racing takes place over 700 metres with the elite menís and
womenís events being competed over 1800 metres. This 1800 metre course
requires that crews negotiate the historic Elvet Bridge at full race pace.
Eva rowed in a composite with Gill Prescott from Durham over the longer course of 1800m
|(and going through the narrow
bridge) in WElite 2x and after rowing a time trial than an 'A' semi final and in the final Eva and Gill WON by a canvas over a crew from Durham university! WELL DONE! all results photos |
|14th June 2014 - Castle Semple Regatta|
The sun was shining, the water was flat and Lucy and Rachel WON the WJu16 2x.
The girls were 1st in their heat and so was Heather and Robyn
and in the final the two Loch Lomond doubles were side by side most of
the race and Lucy and Rachel managed to push ahead at the end.
had a very busy day and she was a very close 2nd in the WJu13 1x, was 4th in the
heat of the WJu14 2x with Jemma, won the heat in the Ju13 2x with
Alexander and than was 4th in the final.
|Jemma was 5th in her heat in the WJu 14 1x, Alexander was 2nd in his heat in the Ju13 1x.|
was 3rd in his heat and Cameron was 4th in the other heat in the Ju15
singles. In their double the boys were 3rd in the final.
The W Nov 4x with Louise, Tammy, Sarah and Donna had a good race in the heat (3rd) and were 5th in the final. Andy doubled up with Tammy to do a R1 mixed double and they were 5th in their race.
Paul is getting stronger all the time and he was 4th in his Vet single race!
all results photos LLRC photos
||Scottish Championships 31st May/
1st June 2014 Strathclyde Park
Lomond Rowing Club had a brilliant Scottish Championships (with all
events being rowed over 1500m) with 2
Scottish Champions, 1 Scottish
School Champion. WELL DONE to
rowing conditions were very good with the weather being very sunny and
hardly any wind on the first day and a bit of rain on the second day -
Strathclyde Park at its best
|On the first day of the
Champs. Tammy and Sahra
just missed out to progress to the Semifinals by getting 4th in the WNov 2x
(6:39.80) In the same event Heather
and Robyn were 2nd
(6:37.20) in their heat, 3rd
(6:40.30) in their Semifinals and 4th
in the Finals (6:38.60).
Thomas were 4th
in the OJu 15 2x
(6:17.90). In their singles they were both 6th in their heats
in the OJu15 1x.
stormed ahead of everyone in the WJu12
1x (7:21.30) and WON
convincingly to become Scottish
Champion! WELL DONE!
Lily and Jemma just missed out to get into the final of the WJU14 2x by
being 4th in their heat (7:16.50).
Rachel and Lucy
won their heat in the WJU16 2x
(6:36.90) and just missed out on the medals by getting 4th (6:17.80) in the final.
Robyn were 3rd in the WJu16
2x (6:39.60) and had a brilliant row in the final to get 3rd place (6:14.20) and
Girls under 16 double.
the WVet B-D 4x in
a composite with Liz, Ailie and Julie from Strathclyde Park (5:57.90).
was 2nd in the OVet CD 4x
(5:33.60) also in a composite with Strathclyde Park.
tried out the new format of the time
trial and he rowed the 1400m in
6:46.71 in the heat and the 1500m in 7:06.70 in
On the second day Andy
was 3rd in the OVet 2x (6:07.70) in a
composite with SPRC.
The WNov 4x with Tammy, Sarah, Donna and Louise
did realy well for their 2nd race outing and got 5th in 7:00.30!
was 4th in the OVet 1x in 7:16.80.
Eva tried out the time trial competing against a lot of very young
women and did 6:38 in the trial and 6:44.10 in the final.
WELL DONE to everyone - you all did your best! all
results LLRC photos
Snapper Rons photos Saturday Sunday
Masters Championships 18th May- Nottingham
and Paul ventured all the way down south to represent Loch Lomond at
the British Masters Champ. The weather was very sunny (25C) but a bit
breezy with a side / head wind.
had an early morning start and he finished 5th in the Int3 1x Vet D race.
competed in the W Vet E/F 2x
with Gill from Durham. They had a very hard race, since the Vet F
double got a 9 second head start, but they managed to overtake them in
the last 100m to claim GOLD!
Vet D 4x
with Gill from Durham and Ailie and Liz from Strathclyde didn't go off
to a good start, but the quad made up most of the lost time in the last
500m, but run out of course to overtake the leaders. The time was
3:49.1 - 01.2 sec. behind the winners.
For some photos go to the "Big
(Race 322 - Paul. Race 398 - Eva and Gill, Race 427 - Tom and
John, Race 461 - Quad with eva, Gill, Ailie and Liz)
Regatta 17th May
and 2 adults competed in the Clydesdale Regatta. For some it was their
first regatta and they all did well.
the WNov2x Sarah and Tammy
beat the Strathclyde Uni double but in the next round the St Andrews
double proofed to be too strong for them, but it was close. Heather and Robyn also competed in the WNov2x and they won their heat, their
semi finals and they also WON the final! - WELL DONE!
WJu 16 2x Heather
got through the heats beating Castle Semple, but never managed to
progress to the finals. Lucy and Rachel beat the Clydesdale double in
the heats, but in their semi finals they found a tree they rather liked
and got stuck on it.
|Cameron and Thomas had a brilliant first regatta
race by winning
OJu2x beating Glasgow Schools WELL
boys than singled and they had a great row, but the competition was too
strong for them.
Lily and Jemma competed in
the WJU14 2x and
beat Castle Semple in the semi finals, but got beaten in the finals.
The girls than singled in the WJU14
didn't manage to hold off the St Andrew's girl in the heat, but Lily (only 12 years old) had a
rowover and a good race in the semi finals.
WELL DONE to everyone - all this hard training is paying off!
All results LLRC
Nolans photos all
to our 11 members who competed at the SPRC Regatta in pretty
challenging conditions, particularly on Saturday with a very strong
wind and very choppy conditions. For some it was their first experience
racing in a regatta!
On Saturday, Lily Young,
who is only 12 years old and Jemma
Whyte raced for the first time ever and had a brilliant
row in their heat of the WJU14
2x to get 3rd place
and a well deserved place in the final (9:09.40). In the final,
unfortunately they messed up on the start but started to catch up at
the end and they were placed 5th
(8:40.30). WELL DONE!
Bell and Rachel
Gilles were 3rd
in their heat (7:19.80) in the WJU16
2x and they tried very hard in their final to get 3rd place (7:38.00) WELL
Eva was in a composite WVet D 4x with Ailie and
Liz from Strathclyde and Gill from Durham and WON in 6:50.20. Eva also
competed in the Open Vet F 2x
(against men) with Les from Clydesdale and did beat some all men crews,
but only got 3rd
overall (7:12.30). The winning crew got a 12 sec head start since they
were Vet G.
On Sunday the weather was slightly better and we had Heather Mckenzie competing
in the WJU16 1x
and she got 4th in
the heat (7.15.90), just missing the final by 1 place.
was 4th in the OVet E 1x (7.16.30).
Our very new W Nov 4x+ (Donna,
Sarah, Tammy and Louise) had their first taste of
competition and they finished 5th
in their heat. (7:41.30)!
WELL DONE to
Head of the River
Eva went down to York to
race in a
composite W Vet E 2x with Gill from Durham, 5100m downstream on the
river Ouse from Rawcliffe Landing to Lendal Bridge, in the heart of
York. The weather was windy - fortunately a tale wind - but quite
Gill and Eva were the fastest women double in 20.53.7
(handicapped 19.29.7) and they beat their opponents WVet C2x by over 2
minutes. WELL DONE!
Inverness Eights and Small
6 LLRC junior members and 5 adult
members ventured to Inverness to row on the Caledonian Canal for
4500m. The weather conditions were very good with sunshine and some
Lucy and Rachel
rowed in the 1st Division winning the WJ16 2x in 19:17.32 with
Robyn gaining 3rd place(20:20.19). In the WNov 2x Sarah and Tammy (21:53.82)
won their category and beat their team mates Lesley and Donna (25:55.41).
in the OJ16 1x Cameron
was 3rd in 22:06.05 and Thomas
4th in 22:57.83.
|Cameron and Thomas doubled
up in the 2nd Division and were 3rd in the OJ162x in 20:51.66
Claxton rowed in the MVetE
in a time of 19:50.28 handicapped (21:08.28)
results on the Inverness webpage Martin's
||Rutherford Head 30th November
the river Tyne
went down to England to race over 5000m on the river Tyne from
Scotswood to Newburn in a coxless quad with Gill Prescott from
Duham and Ailie Ord and Liz Davidson from SPRC. The conditions were
sunny (in the first division), but cold, specially on the start and a
|In the 1st Dev. the
quad was the fastest
WIM2 4x in 17:36.4min and 44th place overall (out of 106
boats) including men's and women's 8's.
the 2nd Dev. the tide, the
flow of the river and the wind were against everyone therefore the
times were slower. The quad rowed as a W veteran D quad in
(19:36.5 with a handicap) and won the D/F
Tom Claxton, rowing for Edinburgh
University at the moment were the fastest crew in the second division in
16:56.7 - Well done!
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FOURS HEAD - 9th Nov. 2013
a beautiful, sunny, calm but cold Saturday, Robyn, Heather, Lucy,
Rachel, cox: Lily competed as WR2 4x+ going downstream on the Clyde for
They had a very good row and finished 3rd in WR2 4x+ and 21st overall
in a good time of 16.00 min. Well Done!!
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