News Archive, Category: Other Sports

The winning teams at the 2018 Strength In Depth European Finals (small picture)

Norway’s CrossFit Oslo Wolfpack become first non-UK winners of Strength in Depth European Finals at STV

05 November 2018

CrossFit Oslo Wolfpack became the first overseas team to win the Strength in Depth European Grand Final after two intense days of competition at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. The team from Norway battled it out with the invitational WIT Made Me Do It team throughout the entire weekend, winning four of the eight fitness challenges to hold a slight advantage going into the decisive final event. That was split into two heats,...

Team Bath Futures athlete Ed Nightingale won five gold medals at the 2018 National Canoe Sprint Championships in Nottingham

Team Bath Futures canoe sprint star Ed Nightingale powers his way to fantastic five national titles

02 September 2018

Team Bath Futures athlete Ed Nightingale won five gold medals during an excellent weekend of canoe sprint racing at the 2018 National Sprint Regatta in Nottingham. Competing in the U16 boys’ age group, Nightingale complete a clean sweep of national titles in the K1 200m, 500m and 1,000m categories before teaming up with Scotland’s Jack Brockway to win the K2 200m and 1,000m finals. It continued a successful period for Nightingale, who has built on...

Amy Williams (right) presents the prizes at the British Orienteering Sprint Championships 2018

Hundreds of competitors of all ages head to University of Bath for 2018 British Orienteering Sprint Champs

01 September 2018

Jonathan Crickmore and Alice Leake won the men’s and women’s open titles respectively when hundreds of people took part in the British Orienteering Sprint Championships at the University of Bath Sports Training Village on Saturday. Crickmore completed the course in 13:22 to finish ahead of Jamie Parkinson (13:30) and Chris Smithard (13:42), while Leake’s winning time of 13:51 put her clear of Laura Robertson (13:56) and Charlotte Ward (14:03). An action-packed day featured competitors across...

VIDEO: Essential nutrition facts to help you train harder, recover faster and improve performance

24 August 2018

A good nutritional plan is essential to getting the most out of your training and competition.  In the latest of our series of Team Bath health and lifestyle videos, our nutritionists look at three facts you should know that can help you train harder, recover faster and improve your overall performance. We also look at the 'three Rs' of post-exercise nutrition - rehydrate, replenish and rebuild. Watch the videos below and check out the series...

Young sportspeople invited to apply for 2018-19 Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme

10 August 2018

Applications are now being taken for the 2018-19 Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme, with a screening day for young sportspeople looking to maximise their potential taking place in September. The successful talent development scheme is open to sportspeople aged between ten and 18 who already compete at regional level or above in their chosen sport or who show great athletic potential. They can access bespoke coaching sessions in the world-class University of Bath Sports...

Windsurfing scholar Sarah Jackson targeting top-ten finish at Senior World Champs after narrow medal miss at Juniors

19 July 2018

University of Bath windsurfer Sarah Jackson is determined to bounce back from unfortunately missing out on a medal at this month’s IFCA Slalom Youth World Championships by securing a top-ten finish at the Senior event in September. The Sports Performance student, who is supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship, was in contention for overall victory at the Youth Championships on Lake Garda in Italy after recording her first international race win in the second round....

From lacrosse beginner to representing Wales at World Championships in three years for student Joshua Yeoman

12 July 2018

He arrived at the University of Bath three years ago seeking a new sporting challenge, now Joshua Yeoman is representing Wales on the global stage at the 2018 FIL World Lacrosse Championships. Joshua, an Aerospace Engineering student, had played rugby at school but suffered a broken leg shortly before moving to university and wanted to try something new. He was invited to trial for the University’s lacrosse club during Fresher’s Week and quickly found that...

American Football star Alex Jenkins with Team Bath physio Katy Williams, April 2018

New Orleans Saints defensive end Alex Jenkins prepares for new NFL season at University of Bath STV

15 May 2018

American Footballer Alex Jenkins has praised the University of Bath as “the best sports uni in the UK” after using its world-renowned training facilities to step up his preparations for the 2018-19 NFL season. Jenkins, a defensive end for the New Orleans Saints, spent two weeks working out at the Sports Training Village during a recent close-season return to his home city of Bath. Following a bespoke programme put together by Team Bath physiotherapist Katy...

Cyclists taking part in the first Team Bath Sportive cycling event in April 2018

PICTURES: Sun shines on first Team Bath Sportive as cyclists enjoy ride to Glastonbury and back

23 April 2018

More than 100 cyclists enjoyed a sunny Sunday cycle through Somerset as they took part in a successful first-ever Team Bath Sportive. Entrants from as far afield as London, Cardiff and Devon joined local club and recreational bikers for the organised 102km ride from the University of Bath Sports Training Village to Glastonbury and back again. Around 30 more cyclists took on a shorter 50km route, with all who took part in the non-competitive event...

PyeongChang 2018: Lloyd Wallace hails “unbelievable” support after defying odds to make Winter Olympics debut

17 February 2018

Lloyd Wallace said competing at PyeongChang 2018 was “the craziest night of my life” after the University of Bath graduate defied the odds to make his Winter Olympic Games debut. Saturday’s qualifying stages for the men’s aerials were the highest-scoring competition ever and Wallace finished 20th overall after his second jump – a back full-full-full – scored 100.03 from the judges, ranking him 11th in that round. “What a show – that was the craziest...

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