Anna Roots – Memorial Concert

Starz Watterson, a former member of MAA, moved to Germany 3 years ago to study piano.  Subsequently, about 10 months before Anna died, Anna and Sarah Ulliott (aka Scrasey), previous MAA Captain, visited Starz in Germany. Starz is soon returning to visit the UK in April and will be giving a charity piano recital at St Mary's church in Putney on 22nd April at 7.30pm in Anna's memory.  Part of the aim of the recital is to raise funds for the charity that Anna was cycling for when she died and there is therefore a recommended minimum donation of £10. There [...]

By |2019-07-22T13:36:37+00:00March 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Weekend sculling group

A new Weekend sculling group has formed and it is open to anyone who wants to go out at set times in a group structure.  The aim of this group is to put in mileage on the water in singles with intermittent coaching with the added safety of going out together. There is a basic requirement for sculling competency: scullers must be able to get to the Pink House and back ‘comfortably’ in a single. The focus is on singles and doubles but quads can be an option depending on water conditions or experience of the crews. Doubles/quads must have [...]

By |2019-07-22T13:36:37+00:00February 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Fours Head of the River 1 November 2014

MAABC had two entries in this years Fours Head of the River Race, both racing WIM1 4x. Having raced together at the Brit Champs, Beks Edgar, Emily Walters, Caris Marsh and Annabel Headley took to the water again and had a great race finishing 6th in their category out of 42 entries in a time of 20.31.5.  They also finished 10th fastest overall women's crew. Lorna Cardwell, Lisa Kallal, Lynsey Walker and Dani Charles raced in the same category and finished 18 out of 42 in a time of 21.15.07. This is a great result for the group, two strong [...]

By |2014-11-04T00:35:12+00:00November 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Pairs Head presentation

The Pairs head presentation was held at Barnes Bridge Ladies Boat Club on Sunday 19 October.  The pots and trophies were presented by Olympic medalist Debbie Flood. Anna, Kat, Laura and Caroline were there to receive their pots and plaques for WB2x and WD2x. Fran Rawlins who used to row for MAABC and now rows for Leander was awarded The Amy Gentry Trophy together with Debbie Flood for the fastest women's double scull.  Fran also won this trophy last year. The Anna Roots trophy for the fastest women's pair was introduced this year in memory of our much loved Anna, who tragically died in [...]

By |2019-07-22T13:36:38+00:00October 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|

5 wins at Weybrigde Silver Sculls Saturday 18 October

12 athletes from MAABC raced at Weybridge Silver Sculls on Saturday 18 October and had a very successful day coming away with 5 wins! Anna Ramsden and Katarina Rolfsman won WB2x, with Anna also winning WB1x.  Chris Greenhalgh won WC1x.  WD2x was won by Caroline Bell-Syer and Laura Campbell  which was also the fasters women's double on the day, and to finish it off Caroline also won WD1x! Pam Delvalle was the fastest sculler from Mortlake and finished the course in 17min 59 sec. Jo Brown bravely choose this event to race for the first time in a single and [...]

By |2019-07-22T13:36:38+00:00October 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|

BritChamps results

The British Championships in Nottingham was held on one of the windiest weekends of the year. The tail end of  Hurricane Gonzalo created some very difficult conditions on both days. On Saturday 18 October Annabel Headley and Emily Walters competed in W2x and came 39th in the time trial, this placed them in the G/H semi final where they came 2nd.   They then finished 3rd in the G final. On Sunday Annabel and Emily were joined by Beks Edgar and Caris Marsh to compete in w4x.  On Sunday the conditions worsened and racing stopped after the time trials.  The crew were drawn [...]

By |2014-10-21T22:15:02+00:00October 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|
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