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Final stage of preparations for their cross-Atlantic row!

The Brightsides rowing team sets sail for the Canary Islands at the start of December as they enter the final stage of preparations for their cross-Atlantic row at the start of next year, which is raising money for Get A-Head and Meningitis Now.   Here, team leader Rod Adlington describes how the thought of a […]

Just days away

Things are moving quickly for the Brightsides rowing team as we get ready for our cross-Atlantic row at the start of next year, which is raising money for Get A-Head and Meningitis Now.  Here, team leader Rod Adlington looks forward to special party being thrown in our honour on December 1. I can hardly believe […]

A New Face on the Team

There’s a new face on the Brightsides team – and she is already making waves.  Here, team leader Rod Adlington updates us on the latest news from the Brightsides camp. We’ve got a new face on the Brightsides crew – and she’s already making a huge impression. Anna Williams – a 29-year-old small animal vet […]

A busy week for the crew

It’s been a busy few weeks for the Brightsides rowing team as the start of our extraordinary cross-Atlantic row nears. We’ve appeared on TV, had a big sponsorship boost and a last-minute change of crew.  Here, team leader Rod Adlington updates us on the latest news from the Brightsides camp. It’s really starting to hit […]

From front row to Atlantic row – Coventry Rugby Day is a huge success.

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It’s been another fantastic week for the Brightsides team – this time largely off the water. We spent a glorious day as Coventry Rugby Club guests at their season’s opening match against Premiership legends Saracens. Our Rannoch 45 Atlantic rowing boat Mrs Nelson, turned more than a few heads as she sat alongside the touchline, […]