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Name Michael Thornton, M
Nickname mt
Side bow
Str side competence (0 to 5)  0
Noviced in 2010
Status Buftie

Notes: Also a very slow sculler.

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Rowing Career

According to our records, Michael Thornton has rowed in 48 events with First & Third (or BPBC) at a highest level of 1st men's VIII and most recently on the 23/4/16

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Number of posts  20
Most recent post  21/2/15 9:50am, "A quote from Sam"
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Official crews and main results

2010 - 2011
Lent Term 4th men's VIII at 7
  Lent Bumps: Down 4 - Bumped by Hughes Hall, Wolfson II, Queens' III and Wolfson II; 6th in division 4
May Term 4th men's VIII at bow
  May Bumps: Down 4 - Bumped by St. Catharine's III, Clare III, Trinity Hall III and St. Edmund's II; 14th in division 4
2011 - 2012
Mich Term 2nd women's IV - coxswain
  Novice Fairbairn Cup (2nd division): 12:51.4   59th, 3rd NM4 (4th men's novice VIII)
  Fairbairn Cup - IVs (College IVs): 15:11   1st college 2nd IV, 14th college IV overall
Lent Term 1st women's VIII - coxswain
  Lent Bumps: Up 1 - Bumped Pembroke; 3rd in division 1
  FaT Catz Coxes' VIII at 7
May Term The Grad VIII at bow
  May Bumps: Up 3 - Bumped Emmanuel V, Robinson IV and Clare V; 14th in division 6
2012 - 2013
Mich Term 1st men's VIII - coxswain
  Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 14:16.5   6th in College VIIIs
  Fairbairn Cup - IVs (Invitation IV's): 12:08   11th overall, 3rd of 5 Invitational IVs (BPBC 1st men's IV)
Lent Term 1st men's VIII - coxswain
  4th men's VIII at 7
  Lent Bumps Getting-on Race: Got On (4th men's VIII)
  Lent Bumps: Stayed level - Bumped Magdalene III, bumped by St. Catharine's III; 15th in division 3 (4th men's VIII)
  Lent Bumps: Up 1 - Bumped LMBC; 4th in division 1 (1st men's VIII)
  Lent Bumps: Stayed level - Bumped Magdalene III, bumped by St. Catharine's III; 15th in division 3 (4th men's VIII - 1 race)
May Term 1st men's VIII - coxswain
  May Bumps: Down 1 - Bumped by St. Catharine's; 6th in division 1
2013 - 2014
Mich Term 1st men's IV - coxswain
  University IVs (1st division): Lost to Clare by 45s in the 1st round
2014 - 2015
May Term 1st women's VIII - coxswain
  May Bumps: Up 1 - Bumped Clare; 5th in division 1
2015 - 2016
Mich Term University IVs (Light IVs): Beat Jesus by 1m 11s in the final (4 Bowsiders, No Cox at 2)
  University IVs (1st division): Beat Trinity Hall by turning up in the heats and Lost to Catz by 15s in the quarter finals (1st men's IV)

Coaching

2013 - 2014

Light IV, Mich Term 2013
1st men's VIII, Lent Term 2014

2015 - 2016

3rd men's VIII, Lent Term 2016

2016 - 2017

1st women's IV, Mich Term 2016

Full results record

2010 - 2011

Lent Bumps: Down 4 - Bumped by Hughes Hall, Wolfson II, Queens' III and Wolfson II; 6th in division 4 (4th men's VIII at 7)
May Bumps: Down 4 - Bumped by St. Catharine's III, Clare III, Trinity Hall III and St. Edmund's II; 14th in division 4 (4th men's VIII at bow)

2011 - 2012

Novice Fairbairn Cup (2nd division): 12:51.4   59th, 3rd NM4 (4th men's novice VIII, coxswain)
Fairbairn Cup - IVs (College IVs): 15:11   1st college 2nd IV, 14th college IV overall (2nd women's IV, coxswain)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (1st division): 16:39   7th College W1 (1st women's VIII, coxswain)
Pembroke Regatta (1st division): Raced 4 rounds: Lost to Christ's I by 1 1/4 Length in the semi finals (1st women's VIII, coxswain)
Lent Bumps: Up 1 - Bumped Pembroke; 3rd in division 1 (1st women's VIII, coxswain)
Cardinal's Regatta (Fancy Dress): Lost to Emma III by somewhere between 3 and 5 lengths only in the 1st round (FaT Catz Coxes' VIII at 7)
City of Oxford Rowing Club Bumps Races: Down 1 - Bumped by X-Press; 2nd in division 2 (1st women's IV, coxswain)
May Bumps: Up 3 - Bumped Emmanuel V, Robinson IV and Clare V; 14th in division 6 (6th men's VIII at bow)
Peterborough Summer Sprint (W IM3 4+): (1st women's IV, coxswain)
Cambridge Autumn Regatta (CRA IM3 VIIIs): Beat Chesterton by a length and a bit in the final (Miscellaneous men's VIIIs at 3)

2012 - 2013

Cambridge Autumn Head (College VIIIs): 10:00   Fastest in College 2nd VIII category (Jonathan's Sister, coxswain)
Queens' Novice Ergo Competition (1st division): 1:38.7   6th 2nd VIII (2nd men's novice VIII at str)
Cambridge Winter Head (Student Senior VIIIs): 8:51:00   9th of 24 M Student Senior VIIIs (1st men's VIII, coxswain)
Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 14:16.5   6th in College VIIIs (1st men's VIII, coxswain)
Fairbairn Cup - IVs (Invitation IV's): 12:08   11th overall, 3rd of 5 Invitational IVs (BPBC 1st men's IV, coxswain)
Christmas Head (4x+): 9:19   Fastest College Coxed Quad (Yeah Sam, Beast! at 2)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (2nd Mays): 14:02   1st college second VIII; 9th college VIII overall (2nd men's VIII, coxswain)
Newnham Short Course (Lower VIIIs): 8:24   11th lower VIII; fastest M4 (4th men's VIII at 7)
Robinson Head (1st division): 6:15   Fastest 4th VIII; 23rd overall (4th men's VIII at 7)
Pembroke Regatta (1st division): Raced 5 rounds: Lost to Caius M1 by 1 length (at least) in the final (1st men's VIII, coxswain)
Lent Bumps Getting-on Race: Got On (4th men's VIII at 7)
Lent Bumps: Stayed level - Bumped Magdalene III, bumped by St. Catharine's III; 15th in division 3 (4th men's VIII at 7)
Lent Bumps: Up 1 - Bumped LMBC; 4th in division 1 (1st men's VIII, coxswain)
Lent Bumps: Stayed level - Bumped Magdalene III, bumped by St. Catharine's III; 15th in division 3 (4th men's VIII at 7)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (1st Mays): 13:32   4th in Category, 6th Overall (+0:42) (1st men's VIII, coxswain)
City Sprints (Men's Mays Division1): Lost to Downing M1 by 3/4 of a length in the semi finals and Beat FaT M2 by 3/4 of a length in the plate final (1st men's VIII, coxswain)
Champion of the Thames Eights Head (Men's 1st Div. Mays): 5:10   9th in Category (+0:20) (1st men's VIII, coxswain)
Cambridge 99's Regatta (1st division): Raced 3 rounds: Beat LMBC M1 by 1/3 of a length in the final (1st men's VIII, coxswain)
May Bumps: Down 1 - Bumped by St. Catharine's; 6th in division 1 (1st men's VIII, coxswain)

2013 - 2014

University IVs (1st division): Lost to Clare by 45s in the 1st round (1st men's IV, coxswain)
Christmas Head (4x+): 8:30   Bossed it (Coxed Quadruple sculls at 3)

2014 - 2015

Cambridge Winter Head (Student Senior VIIIs): 8:58   21st (1st men's VIII at bow)
Cambridge Winter Head (Student Senior VIIIs): 9:00   23rd (1st B men's VIII at bow)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (1st Mays): 13:51.29   7th (1st men's VIII, coxswain)
Newnham Short Course (2nd VIIIs): 7:23   3rd in Category, 9th Overall (2nd men's VIII at 5)
Pembroke Regatta (3rd division): Raced 5 rounds: Beat LMBC M3 in the final (Invictus at 3)
Cardinal's Regatta (Mixed IV): Beat Pembroke easily in the semi finals and Lost to Peterhouse in the final (James Bond, coxswain)
Head of the Cam (2nd Mays): 10:00   2nd (2nd men's VIII at 3)
Nottingham City Regatta (IM2 4+): 4th (16s down) in the heats (M1 Bow IV (almost), coxswain)
Nottingham City Regatta (IM3 4+): 5th in the qualifying and 5th in the heats (Almost M2 bow IV, coxswain)
Cambridge 99's Regatta (1st division): Raced 3 rounds: Lost to Emma W1 in the final (1st women's VIII, coxswain)
May Bumps: Up 1 - Bumped Clare; 5th in division 1 (1st women's VIII, coxswain)

2015 - 2016

University IVs (Light IVs): Beat Jesus by 1m 11s in the final (4 Bowsiders, No Cox at 2)
University IVs (1st division): Beat Trinity Hall by turning up in the heats and Lost to Catz by 15s in the quarter finals (1st men's IV, coxswain)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (Lents 1st Division): 15:20.9   15th/15; 7:12.6 + 8:08.3 (Performance squad crew (a) at 7)
Radegund Mile Head Race (College VIIIs): 6:27   Fastest Mays Lower Boat (2nd in Mays 3rd Division) (Grad Boat at 7)
Head of the Cam (2nd Mays): 9:43   3rd in Mays 2nd (2nd men's VIII, coxswain)

Number of events: 49
Total number of races: 94

Bumps record

Number of races: 32
Rowed over 15 times
Bumped up 7 times
   Greatest rise in single bump: 1 (Lent Bumps 2012, May Bumps 2012, Lent Bumps 2013, May Bumps 2015)
   Greatest rise over all four days: 3 (May Bumps 2012)
Got bumped down 10 times
   Greatest fall in single bump: 1 (Lent Bumps 2011, May Bumps 2011, Lent Bumps 2013, May Bumps 2013)
   Greatest fall over all four days: 4 (Lent Bumps 2011, May Bumps 2011)
Highest finish position: 3 (1st women's VIII, coxswain; Lent Bumps 2012)
Lowest finish position: 99 (6th men's VIII at bow; May Bumps 2012)
Bumps aggregate: Down 3
Average position change per row: -0.094

Recorded bumps:
Bumped by Hughes Hall (4th men's VIII at 7; Lent Bumps 2011, Tuesday)
Bumped by Wolfson II (4th men's VIII at 7; Lent Bumps 2011, Wednesday)
Bumped by Queens' III (4th men's VIII at 7; Lent Bumps 2011, Thursday)
Bumped by Wolfson II (4th men's VIII at 7; Lent Bumps 2011, Saturday)
Bumped by St. Catharine's III (4th men's VIII at bow; May Bumps 2011, Wednesday)
Bumped by Clare III (4th men's VIII at bow; May Bumps 2011, Thursday)
Bumped by Trinity Hall III (4th men's VIII at bow; May Bumps 2011, Friday)
Bumped by St. Edmund's II (4th men's VIII at bow; May Bumps 2011, Saturday)
Bumped Pembroke (1st women's VIII, coxswain; Lent Bumps 2012, Thursday)
Bumped Emmanuel V (6th men's VIII at bow; May Bumps 2012, Thursday)
Bumped Robinson IV (6th men's VIII at bow; May Bumps 2012, Friday)
Bumped Clare V (6th men's VIII at bow; May Bumps 2012, Saturday)
Bumped by St. Catharine's III (4th men's VIII at 7; Lent Bumps 2013, Tuesday)
Bumped LMBC (1st men's VIII, coxswain; Lent Bumps 2013, Thursday)
Bumped Magdalene III (4th men's VIII at 7; Lent Bumps 2013, Saturday)
Bumped by St. Catharine's (1st men's VIII, coxswain; May Bumps 2013, Wednesday)
Bumped Clare (1st women's VIII, coxswain; May Bumps 2015, Saturday)


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