Challenge NRC

26th September 1984 111 fresh faced 18 – 21 year olds, with a couple of mature students thrown in, arrive at North Riding College (NRC) in Scarborough to enrol on a Batchelor of Education Degree course with Honours. I was very excited to be moving away from home...

Pure good fun and team work

BR umpire(TC) “ I could do with a pint of whatever they were on 🙂 They claimed to be sober… hmmm!” Response from one of said WRC rowers “ …Not a drop despite what TC says. Pure good fun and great team spirit.” Northwich Spring Head, Easter Sunday and April Fools day...

When the wheels fell off…

Roll back ten years and I would be the person who understood the difference that sport could make and just how important it is to have in our lives. However I had never really taken part, never really felt like part of a team, never practised until I was really good...

Arms, body, legs, legs, body, arms…

Not sure if I’ve ever mentioned this before but I LOVE ROWING. When I’m not working on our Always Oarsome business, I’m usually doing something else rowing related. For example running the Learn to Row courses at Warrington Rowing Club. Here’s...