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Name Richard Sworder, RPA
Nickname Swords
Side cox
Noviced in 2008
Sex Male
Status Buftie

1. Overbumping
2. BPBC3_2
3. BPBC3_1
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Rowing Career

According to our records, Richard Sworder has rowed in 57 events with First & Third (or BPBC) at a highest level of 1st men's VIII and most recently on the 5/12/14

Messages

Number of posts  94
Most recent post  13/7/13 7:07pm, "A quote from anon"
Posts as  Swords, 2 for 1?, Richard Sworder, swords

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Official crews and main results

2008 - 2009
Mich Term 2nd men's novice VIII at 7
  Novice Fairbairn Cup (2nd division): 10:14.41   3rd in category, 11th overall (2nd men's novice VIII at 3)
  Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 17:36.23    (3rd men's VIII, NM1/NM2 Composite at bow)
Lent Term 4th men's VIII at bow
  Lent Bumps: Down 1 - Bumped Fitzwilliam II, bumped by Magdalene II and Peterhouse II; 14th in division 3
May Term 4th men's VIII at 3
  May Bumps: Up 2 - Bumped Corpus II, bumped by Clare Hall; 13th in division 4
2009 - 2010
Mich Term 1st women's VIII - coxswain
  University IVs (1st division): Beat Caius by 15 seconds in the quarter finals and lost to Downing in the semi finals (1st Women's IVb)
  Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 15:52.12   1st college senior VIII
  Fairbairn Cup - IVs (College IVs): 12:46   1st Women's Senior IV (1st women's IV)
Lent Term 2nd women's VIII - coxswain
  Lent Bumps: Up 2 - Bumped Darwin and Caius II; 15th in division 2
May Term 1st women's VIII - coxswain
  May Bumps: Stayed level - Bumped Girton, bumped by Newnham; 9th in division 1
  4th men's VIII at str
  May Bumps: Up 3 - Bumped Trinity Hall III, Clare III and St. Catharine's III; 10th in division 4 (4th men's VIII)
2010 - 2011
Mich Term 1st women's VIII - coxswain
  University IVs (1st division): Lost to Newnham - About 3 lengths in the 1st round (2nd women's IV, Tall Four)
  Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 16:27   
  Fairbairn Cup - IVs (College IVs): (1st women's IV)
Lent Term 1st women's VIII - coxswain
  Lent Bumps: Down 3 - Bumped by Downing, Emmanuel and Pembroke; 4th in division 1
May Term 1st men's VIII - coxswain
  May Bumps: Down 3 - Bumped by Caius, Downing and St. Catharine's; 4th in division 1
  6th men's VIII at 2
2011 - 2012
Mich Term BPBC 3rd men's VIII at 2
  Fairbairn Cup (Invitation VIIIs): 16:57   50th
  Fairbairn Cup - IVs (Invitation IV's): (BPBC 1st men's IV)
2013 - 2014
Mich Term Fairbairn Cup (Invitation VIIIs): 18:13.8   16th of 28 women's VIIIs (BPBC 1st women's VIII)
2014 - 2015
Mich Term Fairbairn Cup (Invitation VIIIs): 17:38.4    (BPBC 1st women's VIII)

Coaching

2012 - 2013

1st women's IV, Mich Term 2012

Full results record

2008 - 2009

Queens' Novice Ergo Competition (1st division): 12:40.2   8th in the Final (1st men's novice VIII at 6)
Clare Novice Regatta (Cup): Beat Girton A (easily) in the 2nd round and Lost to Anglia Ruskin A (easily) in the 3rd round (2nd men's novice VIII at 3)
Novice Fairbairn Cup (2nd division): 10:14.41   3rd in category, 11th overall (2nd men's novice VIII at 3)
Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 17:36.23    (3rd men's VIII, NM1/NM2 Composite at bow)
Robinson Head (1st division): 10:29   Fastest M4, beaten to fastest M3 only by the Gents (M3B - ex-novice VIII at bow)
Lent Bumps: Down 1 - Bumped Fitzwilliam II, bumped by Magdalene II and Peterhouse II; 14th in division 3 (4th men's VIII at bow)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (Lower VIIIs): 15:27   Fastest M4 (4th men's VIII at 3)
FaT v BPBC Football Challenge (Football XI): Lost 4-3 (First and Third 1st XI)
Champion of the Thames Eights Head (Men's 4th div. Mays): 5:38.6   5th in M4, 43rd overall (4th men's VIII at 3)
Cambridge 99's Regatta (4th and lower division): Raced 3 rounds: Beat Clare Hall by a third of a length in the final (4th men's VIII at 3)
May Bumps: Up 2 - Bumped Corpus II, bumped by Clare Hall; 13th in division 4 (4th men's VIII at 3)
FaT vs BPBC Cricket Challenge: Lost by 45 runs (First and Third 1st XI)

2009 - 2010

Cambridge Autumn Head (College IV+): 13:15   5th of 7 College IV+ (2nd women's IV, coxswain)
University IVs (1st division): Beat Caius by 15 seconds in the quarter finals and lost to Downing in the semi finals (1st Women's IVb, coxswain)
Cambridge Winter Head (Student Senior VIIIs): 10:12   2nd to Christ's (1st women's VIII, coxswain)
Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 15:52.12   1st college senior VIII (1st women's VIII, coxswain)
Fairbairn Cup - IVs (College IVs): 12:46   1st Women's Senior IV (1st women's IV, coxswain)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (1st division): 17:37   All on their own (1st women's IV, coxswain)
Robinson Head (2nd division): 11:40   11th women's VIII, fastest 2nd VIII (2nd women's VIII, coxswain)
Pembroke Regatta (2nd division): Raced 4 rounds: Lost to Downing in the final (2nd women's VIII, coxswain)
Lent Bumps: Up 2 - Bumped Darwin and Caius II; 15th in division 2 (2nd women's VIII, coxswain)
Women's Head of the River Race (Novice VIIIs): 22:41.8   258th (2nd women's VIII, coxswain)
Champion of the Thames Eights Head (Men's 5th Div Mays): 5:43   Turboblazed (5th men's VIII at str)
Cambridge 99's Regatta (1st division): Raced 4 rounds: Lost to Emma by 3 lengths in the plate final (5th men's VIII at str)
May Bumps: Stayed level - Bumped Girton, bumped by Newnham; 9th in division 1 (1st women's VIII, coxswain)
May Bumps: Up 3 - Bumped Trinity Hall III, Clare III and St. Catharine's III; 10th in division 4 (4th men's VIII at str)
Henley Women's Regatta (Intermediate Academic VIIIs): Qualified in the qualifying and Lost to Birmingham by 1 length in the 1st round (1st women's VIII, coxswain)
Henley Royal Regatta (Temple Cup): 6th fastest non-qualifier in the qualifying (Henley VIII, coxswain)

2010 - 2011

Cambridge Autumn Head (Senior VIIIs): (1st women's VIII, coxswain)
Cambridge Autumn Head (Senior IV): (1st women's IV, coxswain)
Cambridge Autumn Head (Senior IV): (2nd women's IV, coxswain)
University IVs (1st division): Lost to Newnham - About 3 lengths in the 1st round (2nd women's IV, Tall Four, coxswain)
Cambridge Winter Head (Student Senior VIIIs): 10:01   6th in Women's Student Senior VIIIs (1st women's VIII, coxswain)
Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 16:27    (1st women's VIII, coxswain)
Fairbairn Cup - IVs (College IVs): (1st women's IV, coxswain)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (1st Mays): (W1ish, coxswain)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (3rd Mays): (W1ish - The JuliaCrew, coxswain)
Newnham Short Course (1st division): (1st women's VIII, coxswain)
Robinson Head (2nd division): 12:09   5th of 5 (2nd women's VIII, coxswain)
Pembroke Regatta (1st division): Lost to Trinity Hall W1 by 3 ft in the 1st round (1st women's VIII, coxswain)
Lent Bumps: Down 3 - Bumped by Downing, Emmanuel and Pembroke; 4th in division 1 (1st women's VIII, coxswain)
Women's Head of the River Race (Intermediate 3 VIIIs): (1st women's VIII, coxswain)
Head of the Cam (1st division): 8:55   5th (1st men's VIII, coxswain)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (1st Mays): 13:02   3rd (1st men's VIII, coxswain)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (3rd Mays): 15:42    (3rd men's VIII, coxswain)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (1st Mays): 14:58    (1st men's IVa, coxswain)
Champion of the Thames Eights Head (Men's 1st Div. Mays): 5:22.3   5th (1st men's VIII, coxswain)
Cambridge 99's Regatta (1st division): Raced 3 rounds: Won by 1/3 Length from Magdalene in the plate final (1st men's VIII, coxswain)
Metropolitan Regatta (IM2 8+, Sunday): 3rd by a canvas from 2nd in the heats and in the repêchage (1st men's VIII, coxswain)
Metropolitan Regatta (IM3 VIIIs): 2nd in the heats and 4th in the final (1st men's VIII, coxswain)
May Bumps: Down 3 - Bumped by Caius, Downing and St. Catharine's; 4th in division 1 (1st men's VIII, coxswain)
FaT vs BPBC Cricket Challenge: Lost by 94 runs (First and Third 1st XI)

2011 - 2012

Cambridge Winter Head (Invitational VIIIs): 8:55    (BPBC 1st men's VIII, coxswain)
Fairbairn Cup (Invitation VIIIs): 16:57   50th (BPBC 3rd men's VIII at 2)
Fairbairn Cup - IVs (Invitation IV's): (BPBC 1st men's IV, coxswain)

2013 - 2014

Fairbairn Cup (Invitation VIIIs): 18:13.8   16th of 28 women's VIIIs (BPBC 1st women's VIII, coxswain)

2014 - 2015

Fairbairn Cup (Invitation VIIIs): 17:38.4    (BPBC 1st women's VIII, coxswain)

Number of events: 57
Total number of races: 93

Bumps record

Number of races: 28
Rowed-over Head once (May Bumps 2011)
Rowed over 9 times
Bumped up 8 times
   Greatest rise in single bump: 3 (May Bumps 2009)
   Greatest rise over all four days: 3 (May Bumps 2010)
Got bumped down 10 times
   Greatest fall in single bump: 1 (Lent Bumps 2009, Lent Bumps 2011, May Bumps 2011)
   Greatest fall over all four days: 3 (Lent Bumps 2011, May Bumps 2011)
Highest finish position: 4 (1st women's VIII, coxswain; Lent Bumps 2011)
Lowest finish position: 64 (4th men's VIII at 3; May Bumps 2009)
Bumps aggregate: Up 1
Average position change per row: 0.036

Recorded bumps:
Bumped by Magdalene II (4th men's VIII at bow; Lent Bumps 2009, Tuesday)
Bumped by Peterhouse II (4th men's VIII at bow; Lent Bumps 2009, Wednesday)
Bumped Fitzwilliam II (4th men's VIII at bow; Lent Bumps 2009, Saturday)
Overbumped Corpus II (4th men's VIII at 3; May Bumps 2009, Thursday)
Bumped by Clare Hall (4th men's VIII at 3; May Bumps 2009, Friday)
Bumped Darwin (2nd women's VIII, coxswain; Lent Bumps 2010, Tuesday)
Bumped Caius II (2nd women's VIII, coxswain; Lent Bumps 2010, Saturday)
Bumped Girton (1st women's VIII, coxswain; May Bumps 2010, Wednesday)
Bumped by Newnham (1st women's VIII, coxswain; May Bumps 2010, Friday)
Bumped Trinity Hall III (4th men's VIII at str; May Bumps 2010, Thursday)
Bumped Clare III (4th men's VIII at str; May Bumps 2010, Friday)
Bumped St. Catharine's III (4th men's VIII at str; May Bumps 2010, Saturday)
Bumped by Downing (1st women's VIII, coxswain; Lent Bumps 2011, Wednesday)
Bumped by Emmanuel (1st women's VIII, coxswain; Lent Bumps 2011, Thursday)
Bumped by Pembroke (1st women's VIII, coxswain; Lent Bumps 2011, Friday)
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII, coxswain; May Bumps 2011, Wednesday)
Bumped by Caius (1st men's VIII, coxswain; May Bumps 2011, Thursday)
Bumped by Downing (1st men's VIII, coxswain; May Bumps 2011, Friday)
Bumped by St. Catharine's (1st men's VIII, coxswain; May Bumps 2011, Saturday)


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