CUBC alumni to final of US Rowing Pair Trials

After winning their respective repechages, CUBC alumni T. Finn Meeks and Spencer Furey progressed to the four boat final of the USRowing pair trials at Mercer Lake, Princeton. They will race Wednesday 8th August at 13:00 BST. 2019 President Dara Alizadeh unfortunately did not progress to the final, his pair with Finn Putnam of USTC-Oakland finishing 3rd in his repechage.  
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CUBC athletes at US Trials

CUBC is fielding three athletes at the US Rowing Pair Trials which are being held at Mercer Lake, Princeton.  2019 President Dara Alizadeh (Hughes Hall) is trialling along with fellow 2018 Boat Race winners Spencer Furey (Jesus) and T. Finn Meeks (Hughes Hall). Racing commences at 1300 BST on the 6th of August. All CUBC athletes are racing under the colours of USTC – Oakland. Dara and Finn will face each other in the first heat, whilst Spencer will be racing in the second heat. Updates will be made through the CUBC instagram pages, and this website.
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Pat Eble (CUBC 2017) selected to US National Team

After stroking the silver medal winning US 8+ at the 2017 World Championships in Sarasota, Patrick Eble (Hughes Hall) has once again been selected to stroke his National 8. After a long testing camp, contesting for seats with 2018 CUBC President Dara Alizadeh (Hughes), CUBC alumni Spencer Furey (Jesus), Jim Letten (Hughes) and T. Finn Meeks (Hughes), Eble was named today in the boat coached by Mike Teti.   Alizadeh, Furey, and Meeks in trials for the 2-, which will be decided in a winner-takes-all race at the final trials on 5-8 August at Lake Mercer, Princeton.
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CUBC at U23 World Championship

The week after Henley saw seat racing for the U23 World Championships in Poznan, Poland, and Blues Freddie Davidson and Hugo Ramambason were selected to cox and stroke respectively the GB 8+. Assistant Coach Richard Chambers was nominated as the crew coach and the crew justifiably looked towards racing with anticipation. Meeting the American U23 8+ in the heat, the GB 8 went down narrowly to the Americans in by far the quickest of the two heats, forcing them to the repechage. In the repechage, Davidson and Ramambason were able to control the race within the first 500 metres, leading Canada...
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Vale: The Reverend Michael Lapage

It is with great sadness that the Club informs its members of the passing of Michael Lapage (Blue, 1948).  An alumnus of Monkton Combe School, Lapage’s push to row for Cambridge after leaving school was delayed by his service in the Fleet Air Arm as a pilot in both the European and South East Asian theatres. After arriving at Cambridge in 1946 to read Geography at Selwyn, Lapage made the winning and record-setting 1948 Blue Boat in his final year, and then was a silver medallist in the 8+ at the 1948 London Olympics, and then a bronze medallist in the 1950 Empire Games. He was ordained...
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A majestic history

Cambridge challenged Oxford to the first boat race in 1829. First raced at Henley-on-Thames, with the exception of war time years, it has been raced annually on the London tideway since 1856. Our commitment to developing technical skill, excellent fitness, and high morale are a testament to the club’s 187-year old goal to beat Oxford. Cambridge currently lead Oxford with 82 to 79 wins.

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Become a part of the Cambridge University Boat Club's future

Studying at Cambridge provides the opportunity to combine the academic programme of a world class university with rowing at the highest level. The history of our university and The Boat Race are both second to none. If you think this extraordinary experience could be for you, then we would love to hear from you! Why not find out more about rowing and studying at Cambridge?

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