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This weekend some of the Junior Women took part in the Regional trials held at the Rowing lake at Eton Dorney.
The trials were held by our British Rowing regional team to select crews for the Junior Inter-Regional Regatta (JIRR) to be held at the National Water Sports Centre at Nottingham on 22-April-2017. The crews selected in the trial will go on to represent our British Rowing Region (Thames Upriver) against all the other UK Rowing regions at the JIRR.
Our junior women's crews put in a strong performance against the other crews in our region, which were a selection of the best competing in their Junior Rowing category today.
Our best performance was in the Women's Junior Double Sculls
Here on the River Thames Tideway Rowing Course the weather is dry but blustery this afternoon. So much gusty wind the course between Hammersmith and Putney is considered to be not suitable for racing. So the race organisers have shortened the course by about a mile and relocating the finish at the Bandstand near Chiswick.
Standing at my vantage point on Barnes Railway bridge, the River below us is turbulent and looking down steam I can see the choppy water just breaking into waves in some areas with little white foaming peaks.
It's a challenge for the racing crews as they try to pick their way through the wash and avoid other boats being tossed around by the wind.
Several eights have cla
Sun, Feb 07
Feb 07, 2021, 8:00 AM
Hammersmith Bridge, Hammersmith Bridge, London, UK
The 2020 Remenham Challenge will actually take place in 2021, The race is scheduled to be held on Sunday 7th February 2021. See you there!