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Ely Head Race 2019

On Sunday 3 November a trailer full of Champs Boats set off to Ely for the 5K Head Race. We were relieved to see the weather gods were smiling on us and blessed by no wind OR rain! Rachel Newell … Continue reading

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Order your winter Champs kit now

I’m hugely excited to say that The Champs kit room is now open for orders at: https://www.crewroom.co.uk/collections/champion-of-the-thames-rc The case sensitive password is available on the Champs Kit page on the members website. 5% discounts will be applied on checkout for … Continue reading

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A fantastic year for Carole Mills

Champs has a very well run sculling school that goes out on a Saturday or Sunday morning (depending on races etcetera) and Carole Mills, our sculling captain, along with others from Champs and other Cambridge clubs went to compete at … Continue reading

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Autumn Rowing

Although we all love those Summer outings, events and training there is something very special about Autumn rowing. This is a photo of our W1 crew this Sunday morning at 8am emerging from the mist on the water.  The club … Continue reading

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Champs AGM, 14 October at The Boathouse Pub

The Champs  AGM was well attended and there was standing room only at one point in the Boathouse Pub. We are very lucky to have Keith Benton as our President and Pete Twitchett as our Chariman for another year and … Continue reading

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Champs Eights Head 19th May 2019

Thank you to all competitors who raced in Champion of the Thames RC Champs Eights Head on Sunday 19th May 2019. Divisions were at 12:00, 13:30 and 15:00 with racing on a 1450m course from the Plough to the site … Continue reading

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CANCELLED: Champs Junior Sculling Head

Due to adverse weather forecasts, and in the interests of safety, we have taken the decision to CANCEL the Junior Sculling Head race on Sunday 10 March 2019. Conditions as forecast (particularly wind speed) are such that we cannot safely … Continue reading

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Champs Junior Sculling Head – 10th March 2019

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Champs news – we’re living up to our name

The last few months have been a whirlwind of successes for the club. In October seven Champs scullers braved the first arctic blast of winter at the Norfolk long distance sculls completion where they were treated to driving rain, hail, sleet and … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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