Speedo and BUCS Short course championships 2019 report

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Early on the morning of Friday 15th November we set off on the long coach journey up Ponds Forge. Arriving in Sheffield in the early afternoon, bags were dropped at the hotel before we made our way to the first session. In both the men’s and women’s pools, Exeter’s A and B freestyle relay teams shook off the travel tiredness to post super quick times. Session 2 started early on Saturday morning with the 200m freestyle. In the women’s event … Continue Reading

Freshers week 2019

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Welcome to both our new and returning swimmers. The time of the year has come around again…. it’s freshers week. It was amazing to see so many people throughout the week. With so many events to keep everyone very busy with 4 different swimming taster sessions, a meet and greet and our social. Through the committee’s big effort, we the most sign-ups we have ever had, Freshers week was a huge success! We are looking forward to an exciting first-term … Continue Reading

VARSITY 2019

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What a week! I want to start by thanking every single person who helped during Varsity week, whether that was fundraising via the bake-sale or fun-run, coming along to the quiz, or swimming on the day. We had a fantastic week, raising a huge amount for our chosen charity – the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). In total we raised an amazing £2213.75 which I’m sure will be put to incredible use by JDRF! Starting on Monday with the bake … Continue Reading

BUCS Long Course: Weekend Recap by Sam Owen

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On Friday 15th February EUSC travelled up to Sheffield with its finest young swimmers to compete in the BUCS Nationals  Long Course Championships, and what an event it was. As per usual the motivation was high and the good vibes were flowing for what turned out to be an incredible weekend of racing. On arrival most jumped in the pool for a quick warm up before Friday night’s freestyle relays. We saw some incredibly fast swimming from both the men’s … Continue Reading

Cardiff Update by Tom Harrington

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On the 1st of February we travelled to Cardiff to undertake our annual weekend long training camp- the ideal preparation for the upcoming long course BUCS championships! After arrival we started off swiftly, with Garry setting the tone with a tough middle-distance set and sprint technique work for our short course session on Friday evening at Cardiff international pool. Swimmers’ moods were suitably buoyant as we settled down for the evening- satisfied with the hard shift we’d put in- but … Continue Reading

BUCS Short Course 2018 Review

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  9th-11th of November What a weekend. Firstly, I would like to congratulate all of our BUCS swimmers on their big swims over the weekend and for making the event a pleasure to captain. The team spirit was high and rightly so after all our swimmers pulled out the stops to smash their personal bests out of the park. The long drive up to Sheffield didn’t stop our swimmers from performing their best in the Friday evening Freestyle Relays, with … Continue Reading

Welcome to EUSC 2018/19

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Welcome to all new and returning EUSC members! It was great to see so many of you at the freshers’ fair. Please make sure that if you’ve signed up and paid your fees on FIXR that you request to join EUSC 2018/19  (https://www.facebook.com/groups/250495912317520/about/) for all the updates about training and socials. We are looking forward to a great season full of fun and success both in and out of the pool. Information about socials, stash and Club Champs will follow in … Continue Reading

VARSITY 2017

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On Saturday 4th March, EUSC proudly hosted 6 teams to compete in Varsity 2017! These included Bath, Bristol, Falmouth, EUSC A Team, EUSC B Team and Exeter Alumni/Tri Club, and all teams were out to emerge victorious after the afternoon of competing. Not only were there spectacular performances in the individual events, all teams proved strong in the relays as well – both serious ones and the infamous t-shirt relay. It was a close call, but in the end Exeter … Continue Reading

BUCS Nationals 2017

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Over the weekend 18 members of EUSC headed up to Sheffield to compete in the 2017 BUCS Nationals Long Course Championships – and what a weekend it was! Records were broken, PBs were smashed, and overall a great weekend was had by all. Some of the highlights include: Friday: The girls and boys 4×100 Freestyle Relay Team opening up the BUCS performances with some stellar swims! Saturday: Some cracking individual swims as well as relay swims too. Dom Wooldridge won a … Continue Reading

Bleeding Green in CARDIFF

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Last weekend, 17 brave members of EUSC headed down to Cardiff for a weekend of hard training and fabulous performances (both in the pool and on the stage 😉 ) This trip is an annual EUSC tradition to prepare our BUCS team before they off to Sheffield in 2 weeks for the 2017 BUCS National Long Course Championships. The weekend started off on Friday evening with a late night sprint set session in the 25m pool. The team were feeling … Continue Reading

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