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Brian Ellis 1932-2018

On the last night of Town Bumps, over a hundred people rose to their feet to applaud a lost friend, Brian Ellis, who died on Tuesday June 17, aged 86. The assembled Champion of the Thames (‘Champs’) Rowing Cub members were celebrating the memory of one of the great characters of the River Cam, and […]

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Brian Ellis

It is with profound sadness that we announce that our Club’s President, Brian Ellis, sadly passed away yesterday evening. Our flag will fly at half-mast for the rest of the week.
Brian’s contribution to sculling, to rowing, and to Champs has been incredible, and the most fitting tribute we can pay him is to row our hearts […]

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