News Archive, Tag: Dan Harris

Crew Bath rowers Luke Gwenter and Tom Mapp in the men's double scull at the 2016 European University Games

University of Bath rowers impress in national and international regattas

24 July 2016

Rowers at the University of Bath have been making an impact on the national and international stage during a busy summer of racing. Students Luke Gwenter and Tom Mapp represented the GB Universities Rowing Team at the European Universities Games in Zagreb, Croatia, finishing a fine eighth overall in the men’s double scull. They were also part of the Bath University Boat Club men’s eight that qualified for the Temple Challenge Cup at the prestigious...

Rower Tom Mapp won bronze at the 2016 BUCS Regatta

Debutants among the medals as rowers enjoy promising BUCS Regatta

04 May 2016

University of Bath Boat Club rowers won three medals and narrowly missed out on three more when they competed in the 2016 BUCS Regatta at the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham. Laura Macro won gold in the lightweight women’s intermediate single scull, while fellow regatta debutant Henry Young was first home in the beginner men’s single. Mechanical Engineering student Tom Mapp (pictured) won bronze in the intermediate men’s single and finished fourth in the...

University of Bath student Nick Bell in action at the GB Rowing Team World Trials, April 2016. PICTURE: Peter Spurrier/Intersport Images

Scholar Nick Bell top student sculler at GB Rowing Team World Trials

13 April 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Nick Bell was the fastest student sculler at this week’s GB Rowing Team Trials for the World Senior, U23 and University Championships. The Sport & Exercise Science student finished fourth in the B Final and tenth overall in a strong men’s single scull competition at GB’s national training centre in Caversham. Bell, supported by a Goldsmith Sporting Scholarship, is coached by Dan Harris at the GB Rowing Team Start centre...

Rower Nick Bell is supported by a Goldsmith Scholarship

Top-ten finish for sporting scholar Nick Bell at GB Rowing Team winter assessment

16 February 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Nick Bell recorded a top-ten finish at the third GB Rowing Team assessment of the winter on Saturday. Conditions in Boston, Lincolnshire were challenging, with rowers having to contend with cold temperatures and a strong headwind as they took on the gruelling 5k time-trial. But Bell, a Sport & Exercise Science student who is supported by a Goldsmith Scholarship, produced a good effort to finish tenth in the men’s single...

Coach Dan Harris (centre) with Marcus Whiteley and Jens Hullah, who won gold medals at the 2015 British Rowing Indoor Championships

British record smashed as GBRT Start rowers win six medals at British Rowing Indoor Championships

15 December 2015

Jens Hullah was in record-breaking form as University of Bath-based rowers came away from the British Rowing Indoor Championships with six medals. Hullah, one of the youngest members of the GB Rowing Team Start Programme at the Sports Training Village, set a new British Y11 junior boy’s record as he covered 1,909m in six minutes on an ergometer – 58m further than the previous standard. It was one of two gold medals won by junior...

Helen Glover and Heather Stanning won European Rowing Championship gold in 2015. PICTURE: Peter Spurrier/Intersport Images

Olympic stars of the future sought at GB Rowing Team Start trials in Bath

28 September 2015

The talent identification programme which helped turn Helen Glover and Heather Stanning into Olympic, World and European rowing champions is staging trials at the University of Bath next week. Both Glover and Stanning are graduates of the GB Rowing Team Start Programme based at the Sports Training Village and Minerva Bath Rowing Club. Now Talent Development Coach Dan Harris is hoping to find the next generation of Olympic rowers when he hosts trials during the first...

Sam Courty (front) and the women's four in action at the World U23 Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. PICTURE: Peter Spurrier / Intersport Images

Rower Sam Courty through to final at World U23 Championships

24 July 2015

University of Bath rowers Sam Courty and Frazier Christie both made good progress on the second morning of the World U23 Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Courty, a Santander Sports Scholar who has just graduated in Sports & Exercise Science, is part of a GB Rowing Team women’s four that won their repechage to secure a place in Saturday’s final. Having finished runners-up in their heat on Thursday, the four of Emily Ford, Melissa Wilson, Holly...

Helen Glover and Heather Stanning celebrate their latest success at the 2015 World Cup in Lucerne

Golden Glover and Stanning win again in Lucerne as rowers selected for World U23s

13 July 2015

Rowers Helen Glover and Heather Stanning extended their remarkable international winning run to 27 races as they struck gold once again at the World Cup in Lucerne, Switzerland. And there was cause for celebration for two current University of Bath rowers, Sam Courty and Frazier Christie, after they were named in the GB Rowing Team for next week’s World U23 Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Courty and Christie are both part of the Start programme at...

Bath University Boat Club's A quad with their coaches at Henley Royal Regatta

Frazier Christie through to Henley Royal Regatta semi-finals

03 July 2015

Bath University Boat Club saw their memorable Henley Royal Regatta campaign come to an end with defeat to a strong GB lightweight crew in the Prince of Wales Challenge Cup on Friday. But Economics student Frazier Christie ensured there would be Bath interest into the weekend as he helped a Cardiff University and Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School composite crew into the semi-finals. Bath’s A quad, pictured, earned the praise of Sir Matthew Pinsent when...

The Bath University Boat Club A quad after their win at the 2015 Henley Royal Regatta

Legend impressed as University of Bath rowers win at Henley Royal Regatta

02 July 2015

Bath University Bath Club earned the praise of Olympic legend Sir Matthew Pinsent during a memorable day at the Henley Royal Regatta. Sir Matthew – a Regatta steward – umpired the men’s quadruple scull A crew’s Prince of Wales Challenge Cup race against a Hamburger und Germania quad from Germany. And he had a close-quarter view of a well-judged race from Tom Mapp, Alex Wilding, Nick Bell and Ben Jackson, who trailed at the mile...

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