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Jun 01

Tryweryn – May 2018

Last weekend (26/27 May), a group of EUCC white water paddlers took a trip up to North Wales for our annual Alps training weekend at the National White Water Centre on the Tryweryn River. After loading 2 minibuses and multiple cars with boats, kit and people, we eventually left Exeter. 5 hours and a trip …

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Sep 03

Probably the Best University Alps Trip… in the World (Part 2)

Probably the Best University Alps Trip in the World Part 2       A large part of any trip with 20 people is the social aspect. With 40 or more it is still important but there is plenty of room to get away from individuals or certain cliques. It is surprisingly easy to become isolated from …

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Sep 01

Probably the Best University Alps Trip… in the World (Part 1)

Probably the Best University Alps Trip in the World Part 1       For those not acquainted with the University of Exeter, we have a saying that our university is “probably the best university in the world”, hence the title of this article. However, for now, I shall try and convince you over this two-part article, …

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Aug 26

EUCC Alps 2017: Austria, Slovenia and France

17/06/17 The alps trip 2k17 started at 7am on the 16th June. Despite all audio being unavailable in the bus, the convoy set off (although only Brearley knew where to). After catching heatstroke and nearly missing the ferry the alps team reconvened at Dover. As per tradition the captain whipped out his favourite form of …

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May 13

BUCS Canoe Polo 2017

On 28th – 30th April, EUCC members headed to BUCS in Nottingham to pit themselves against other universities in the niche but fantastic sport of canoe polo. During this weekend filled with cake, glowsticks, and getting lost (it’s hard to believe we found time to play any polo really!) I somehow managed to find time to …

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Feb 24

South West Polo: 21st Feb

On Tuesday the club headed off for another installment of “Exeter takes on South West Uni’s” Polo edition. After much faffing to get petrol money, despite being reminded by Ben about half an hour before (cough cough Alex and Matt) we finally hit the road in the bus and Adam’s car. Despite getting lost as …

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