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Sports Development

We are SUMC. We are a friendly bunch of people who love to climb, boulder and mountaineer all over the UK and beyond. We welcome all levels of ability, so if you're a hardened pro or a complete beginner, we'd love to meet you! With SUMC you join more than just a club, we're an extended family with returning alumni from all over the UK. Get climbing outside, with fortnightly weekend meets all over the UK and our annual Christmas trip abroad.

For plastic junkies, we organise weekly trips to indoor walls and training nights at the Uni bouldering wall. We also represent Team Southampton at climbing competitions. Socials are held every week and range from movie nights to Sumo suits to good old-fashioned pub crawls. Unofficially, our members get up to adventures year round, skiing in the Alps, bouldering in France, ice climbing in Norway, mountaineering in Peru, not to mention rock climbing almost every weekend.

Whatever gets you psyched, there’s the opportunity to do it with SUMC. Find out more at www.su-mc.org..

This Years Committee

All student groups within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for Mountaineering this year are:

  • Carl Heimann
  • Harry Beadle
    Social Sec
  • Iain Gillespie
    Vice President
  • Benjamin Gilbert
    Meet Sec
  • Sudhakar Sivaneswaran
    Meet Sec
  • Richard Kellar
    Indoor Sec
  • Cara Beynon
    Promo Sec
  • Christabel Goode
    Safety and Skills
  • Thomas Mackie
    Gear Sec
  • Peter Hamlin
    Web Sec
  • Otto Scott
  • Robert Mills

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Outdoor Individual Sports

Welcome! We are Southampton University Road Cycling Club and our passion is cycling! Join us and immerse yourself in the wonderful world that is being a part of a great cycling club. Boasting a membership of over 100 members, SURC is growing and we want you to be a part of it. So slip on your shoes, grab your helmet and get on your bike!New to cycling? Casual cyclist? Experienced racer? SURC is here to cater for everyone regardless of experience or ability.We organise a range of indoor and outdoor cycling-based training activities throughout the year. A Wednesday club ride gives everyone a chance to cycle regularly with a led group at their ability level.Spinning and roller session are great indoor training activities, especially when the weather outside is typically British. Training with club-mates and friends is great fun too!The club provides plenty of opportunities to learn and excel at track cycling with lots of trips to one of the 2 local velodromes and regular trips to Olympic-sized indoor velodromes! The club has a structured track progression and development program with coaching from trained members within the club.The club participates in all road and track BUCS cycling events and has had great success in recent years. Anyone keen and excelling at their cycling can compete for the club, gold medals have been won!We do spend some time off the bikes too, with lots of fun socials throughout the year. Most are actually non-alcoholic and focus around other activities such as food, baking, or just chatting in good company.

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