Hockey in Jersey is celebrating the start of a new season and the beginning of new chapter for the sport on the island with Rathbones playing a key role.
After the success of Team GB’s gold-winning women, membership numbers are booming. There are now almost 600 active players across all levels and increased competition for places will in turn help the elite teams enjoy further success.
A team from the University of Liverpool has broken both the men’s and women’s British land speed records for a human-powered vehicle with their patented aerodynamic recumbent bike, ARION2.
‘The aggregation of marginal gains’ is a doctrine made famous by Sir Dave Brailsford - architect of Great Britain’s astonishing success in competitive cycling. Brailsford explains it as “the 1 percent margin for improvement in everything you do.” His belief is that if you improve every area by just 1 percent, then those small gains will add up to remarkable improvement.
Ken Buckley and Yasmin Tredell have been chosen to represent ARION2 team at the 2016 Human Powered Speed Challenge in Battle Mountain, Nevada in September.
We are delighted to be working with The Spectator as lead sponsor of its 2016 debate series. These debates will allow us to demonstrate our impartial, fact-based analysis as well hear from leading protagonists on important current issues.
There’s just a month to go before the University of Liverpool’s ARION2 team, supported by Rathbones as principal sponsor, attempts to break the land speed record for human-powered vehicles at Battle Mountain, Nevada.
Why would an investment manager support a bid to build the fastest human-powered vehicle? With the ARION2 team gearing up to take part in the World Human Powered Speed Challenge 2016, it seems a good time to explain why we love this project and are proud to be its principal sponsor.
1) We’re excited by new ideas and creative thinking