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2013 M2 May Bumps – Day 4

Day 4, and everyone was feeling tired from the excitement of the previous night’s May Ball (and because they’d been rowing really hard all week, of course). With it being the weekend, and the last day, a lot of people had family watching. When P. Lacey said that his mum was watching, P. Carey announced […]

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2013 M2 May Bumps – Day 3

If we’re honest, by day 3 we were all starting to lose hope slightly. Even the commentators to Cam FM were holding out no hope for us, and when the inevitable bump, by Queens 3, happened they referred to it as the ‘nailbomb bump called before the race’. (Not entirely sure what nailbomb means, but […]

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2013 M2 May Bumps – Day 2

On day 2, the fighting spirit was still burning strong, and everyone was up for a return bump on Girton. We had a very strong start, and were moving well, holding the chasing Tit Hall crew on station. However, things started to go wrong a little way before First Post Corner. Laura could see a […]

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2013 M2 May Bumps – Day 1

On Day 1 of May bumps, I don’t think anybody really knew what to expect, (especially not P. Carey, who had only started rowing this term, and had never experienced bumps before.) The crewmembers all went their separate ways after our practice bung starts on the Tuesday night. Some of us prepared for the big […]

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