News Archive, Category: Other Sports

Sarah Jackson achieved a top-ten finish at the 2019 South African National Championships

Windsurfer Sarah Jackson turns training trip into slalom success at South African National Championships

17 January 2019

University of Bath windsurfer Sarah Jackson geared up for a busy 2019 of study and sport by claiming an impressive top-ten finish in the South African National Championships. The Sports Performance student, who is a MJ Church Ambassador and supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship, was one of only two women taking part in the week-long event that featured competitors from the Pro World Tour. She had originally gone to Cape Town for a month...

New Year, New You – watch our expert video guide to health, exercise, nutrition and more for 2019

28 December 2018

With 2019 on the horizon, many people's thoughts are turning to New Year's Resolutions - one of the most popular being doing more exercise and getting active. If you have never been to a gym before, are getting back into exercise after a break or are already active but looking to step things up in the new year, our Team Bath athletes and experts have some top tips to help you on your fitness journey....

Olympic, World and Commonwealth crowns among highlights of unforgettable sporting 2018 at University of Bath

26 December 2018

One historic Olympic title defence, two World crowns, three Commonwealth gold medals and a multitude of other national and international medals added up to another outstanding year of sport at the University of Bath in 2018. The University’s unique push-start track, the only one of its kind in the UK, became the focus of national attention in February when three athletes who train on it with British Skeleton won medals for Team GB at the...

Sailing student Benno Marstaller flies the flag for UK in 2018 Red Bull Foiling Generation World Final

23 November 2018

Team Bath Dual Career sailor Benno Marstaller got to learn from two Olympic Champions when he represented the United Kingdom at the 2018 Red Bull Foiling Generation World Final in Miami. Marstaller, who is in the first year of a Mathematics degree at the University of Bath, partnered Chloe Collenette against teams representing 15 other nations in the international competition for sailors aged 16-20. They were selected by the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and raced...

Tom Dean, Sophie Drakeford-Lewis, Tim Nurse and Sarah Jackson are the new MJ Church Ambassadors for 2018-19

Quartet of international title-winning student-athletes join family of MJ Church Ambassadors for 2018-19

20 November 2018

Two European Champions, a World Youth Champion and a title-winning GB Hockey star have joined the family of talented Team Bath athletes who will be sporting Ambassadors for MJ Church during 2018-19. Swimmer Tom Dean, netballer Sophie Drakeford-Lewis, windsurfer Sarah Jackson and hockey player Tim Nurse will help to bring Team Bath’s thriving partnership with MJ Church alive by attending events and inspiring the company’s staff and their families, as well as customers and stakeholders,...

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...

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