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Learn to row with Champs

If you’d like to learn to row in a friendly and social club, now’s the time. We’re currently running an induction programme for adults of all ages on Monday and Friday evenings. Read all about it and sign up for few free taster sessions.

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Champs juniors in Oxford and Cambridge boat races

This year’s Oxford and Cambridge boat races are on Sunday 27th March and members  of Champion of the Thames rowing club in Cambridge will be watching the races with more than usual interest as we have two of our ex-junior rowers taking part. 
Nik Hazell will be stroking the Oxford boat in the men’s race at 16:10. […]

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Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem! As a lawyer, Donna would have appreciated the Latin. But reflecting on the tragic death of Donna, it also sums up how she lived her life.
In whatever she was doing: rowing, teaching, being a mother and a friend, Donna had a determination to enjoy the day and live it to the full. And […]

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Obituary: Helen Patterson 5/6/1962-18/04/2012

Last week Helen Patterson died following a year long battle with a rare sarcoma. She leaves Paul and five children.
She was a Prostate Cancer Oncology specialist in Cambridge. I was privileged to know her as a colleague and as a crew mate.
Helen believed passionately in empowering women through sport. She was a well known rower in […]

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Cold weather and your safety

The Arctic blast has finally arrived this winter with a vengeance.
Please don’t get caught out on the river unprepared.
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Be sensible about your outings. The flag may be green, but conditions — particularly in the evenings — may be deteriorating due to wind, temperature or precipitation. In those cases, make […]

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Award Winning Champs

Congratulations to the following Champs members for their well deserved awards presented on Friday 11th November 2011:
Most Improved Male Rower: Mike Chudleigh
Most Improved Male Sculler(s): Giles Hutchinson and Richard Watraslewicz
Most Improved Junior Boy: Owen Munby
Most Improved Female Rower: Katie Hall
Most Improved Female Sculler: Cecile Jacklin
Most Improved Junior Girl: Daisy Hutchinson
The Millennium Cup was presented to […]

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It’s Party Time

[ 11/11/2011; ] Get out of your lycra and get your glad rags on!

This year the party is at the Cass Centre on Friday 11th November with a buffet supper, bar and dancing to a live band.

Tickets are available from Catherine or Andrea.

£28 for adults, £20 for juniors (J16 and up only)

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Moon over Nottingham

Champs had a very successful trip to the British Masters Championships at the National Watersports Centre.  Ten crews made the journey to Nottingham, returning with a club-record four gold medals.
Cecile Jacklin won the Women’s C Novice single sculls by 6 seconds over Upton RC.
The Sunshine Crew followed up last year’s victory in the Women’s C […]

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