The Club's Results

Lent Bumps 1998

1st men's VIII

Coxed by: Raf Carbonell

Wednesday
Bumped Downing
Good start, dropped all, 43 on wind, 37 in Gut, 36 on Plough Reach, 37 out of Ditton (on one length). They blew up/fell apart in the reach and ran to the outside of the corner. We got clean water and pwered alongside. Their 7 man hit our bows with his blade. BUMPED!!

Incredible, HEAD OF THE RIVER, and around 40-50 people on the bank, cheering! (Matt)
Thursday
Rowed over Head
We rowed over 3 lengths clear, rating around 32 once we were in the reach. (Matt)
Friday
Rowed over Head
Maggie got Downing at the Railway Bridge, we were all too busy watching and rowed like spanners in an enormous headwind. Around 10 lengths clear of Caius. (Matt)
Saturday
Rowed over Head
Rowed over at 36 to Ditton, 34 down the reach and 36-38 home, 6 lengths clear of Maggie. Despite the snow before the start, the weather was perfect and the rowing spectacular. (Matt)

1. Pushing out for vict...
2. Headship crew return...
3. Raf with the flag
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