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Collingwood at the European University Rowing Championships

Your donations will send three Collingwood athletes to Coimbra, Portugal to race for Great Britain.

Collingwood at the European University Rowing Championships
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This project received pledges on Thu 05 Jul 2018

Collingwood college at the european university games

Collingwood athletes Christian Palmer (2nd Year Philosophy), Saskia Devereux (1st Year Criminology) and Daniel Weatherly (1st Year Chemistry) have all gained selection for the 2018 EUSA Rowing Championships in Coimbra, Portugal.

Christian and Dan have been selected to race the Heavyweight Men's Coxless Four and Saskia will be competing in the Lightweight Women's Quad.

We are proudly representing Collingwood College, Durham University and Great Britain at this championships and we need your help in order to be able to compete!

More information can be found at:



Where will your donation go?

Your donation will help fund our athletes and will go towards the total cost per athlete of £700.

Breakdown of costs per athlete:

Competition Fee (Race Entry, Equipment Hire): £400

Travel (Inc. Flights) : £200

Competition Race Kit & Uniform: £100

As full time student athletes we have trained all year for the opportunity to represent our country, racing at the national BUCS regatta in order to gain qualification. A donation, whatever the amount, directly benefits our athletes by supporting the already significant financial commitment that University representation brings.


£5 - Personal Thank You Message from Portugal

£10 - Personal Video Clip Thank You during the competition.

£20 - Postcard from the team during the competition.

£20+ - A Surprise Reward!


Follow our athletes training and competition on:

Instagram - @durhamuniversityboatclub

Facebook - Durham University Boat Club

Please contact Christian Palmer at

christian.l.palmer@durham.ac.uk (for any questions regarding this page or our project)


menscaptain@dubc.co.uk (for any questions regarding high performance rowing at Durham University)