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Winter League 3 Race Report

Champs rowers were REALLY pleased to race again today after many cancelled events recently. We had some wins too! The Women’s Development crew won novice category (25.37), W2 won their Masters category (23.42) fastest out of 5 Masters crews. On … Continue reading

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Junior Sculls Head : CANCELLED

Owing to forecast conditions, the organising committee of Champs Junior Sculling Head (Sunday 15 March) have taken the decision to cancel the event. The event secretary has been in touch with all entrants to inform them of this decision. Naturally … Continue reading

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From beginner to first boat in a year, Laura’s story.

Laura Neild, from Champs women’s first boat describes how she got into rowing: “Before getting into rowing I had run to stay fit, but had never done any competitive sport. A friend who rowed at Champs kept saying I would … Continue reading

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Winter League 1

A great showing from Champs for Winter League 1 on a sunny and still morning.  In total we entered 5 women’s VIIIs, 2 women’s quads -composites with Cantabs and Xpress, 3 men’s VIIIs, one mixed quad, 2 women’s doubles, a … Continue reading

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Christmas Head Race 2019

Saturday 7th December 2019, Champs saw another successful day of racing. At Scullers Head on the Thames Carole Mills won the masters E category in her single achieving her first win on The Thames at 24.48. In Cambridge, Champs made … Continue reading

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Our very own Champion of the Thames!

Carole Mills finishes the year with a fantastic win at the Scullers Head. Winning Womens Masters E category with a time of 24:48.20. Well done Carole! We are so proud of you.

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Sculling school novices

Sculling school takes places most weekends on a Saturday or Sunday. Will Kocur talks about his experience learning to scull with Champs in a double with Rowan Sugden: “We both had experience with sweep rowing before joining the sculling school … Continue reading

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Veteran Fours Head

Anna-Louise describes how “two brave crews left Cambridge at the crack of dawn wondering what the Tideway would hold in store for us in late November. We boated from Furnival who were very welcoming and had a great welly rack! … Continue reading

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Peloton – Winter Head

David Levien: “Saturday 16th November saw the Peloton crew reunited for the first time since the bumps, so after a cold and early start expectations were modest. We needn’t have worried though – Catherine encouraged (whipped) us into shape in no … Continue reading

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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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