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Cambridge Town Bumping Races 2013

With another episode of Town Bumping Races now past, all Rob Roy Boat Club crews entered can be proud of their accomplishments. There were no bumps made on Robs crews and one crew won blades. Robs entered four crews this year, all racing in Division One with M1 chasing for the headship.


Robs M1

Robs M1 on Friday (Image by Lorenzo Santinelli, photographer of sports and indoor events, contact

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Henley Royal Regatta Update

Image courtesy of Henley Royal Regatta

Following on from Friday’s Henley Royal Regatta Qualifying Races,

Huge congratulations to Ed Parkhouse and Simon Goodbrand who have qualified to compete in The Double Sculls Challenge Cup. Their first race will be against J.R. Thomas and T. Barras from Cardiff University on the Thursday of HRR.

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Women’s Captaincy

Anna- Rosa Gejlsbjerg

Anna-Rosa Gejlsbjerg has been appointed Women’s Captain for Rob Roy Boat Club.

Anna-Rosa is a very active member of the Women’s Squad, frequently training and racing in a variety of crews. She has served as Events Secretary for the past couple of years, during which time she expertly organised the club’s two autumn events.

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Racing Update

Photo of Charlie Cousins by Peter Reed
Look out for the next big event for Team GB rowers, which will be the World Cup at Dorney Lake on 21-23 June.
After his stunning 1x win over Alan Campbell on 21 April at GB Senior Trials in Caversham, ex-Robs athlete Charlie Cousins teamed up with Campbell in a scratch quad crew to take 5th on 11 May at Essen Regatta. They came in 6 seconds off the winning crew, which was the Croatia 2012 silver medallists, over a 2km course.