Two crews represented Wolfson in this year’s Women’s Eights Head of the River Race (WEHoRR).
For most of Wolfson College Boat Club, racing is why we do what we do. Our long-serving top men’s coach, Paul Kelly, may have put it best:
I don’t know who decided to take nine people from each college, put them in a boat, and see who can go backwards down the river fastest. But we might as well be the best at it.
Wolfson enters racing events throughout the year.
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All six Wolfson boats achieved record highs during Torpids.
A strong Wolfson crew earned 5th place in the women’s IM2 division of Quintin Head.
With so many keen rowers in this year’s senior squads, Wolfson decided to end a long term of intense training with a fun day out racing at one of the most popular pre-Christmas head races.
The day of Fours’ Head did not start great. It was bucketing rain, cold and miserable. For those who have not raced any of the big Tideway head races, they involve an infamous long wait on the water as hundreds of boats marshal up towards the start line and with only one boat being set off at a time, it can take hours to race. We arrived in London wrapped up warm for the cold, only to find that the rain had all but stopped and it was actually rather warm.
Whilst most university students were nursing their Halloween party hangovers from the night before, Wolfson ladies – clad in their signature floral leggings – were raring and ready to take on the journey to Henley-On-Thames for the Upper Thames Autumn Head.
A Wolfson 4+ and a Lincoln-Linacre-Wolfson composite 8+ celebrated a successful day at Henley Town and Visitors’ Regatta.
A gloriously sunny Saturday afternoon in mid-July saw the Wolfson women travelling down for the day to Molesey Regatta, a traditional regatta held since 1873…
This website will host the race report after the event has finished. For now you can download this year’s bump chart to print and track the bumps throughout VIIIs.
City Bumps started with an early-morning briefing in the packed bar at CORC, followed by thick snow showers that dumped lots of cold, wet flake all over everyone. The weather improved at times over the day, sometimes raining, other times…