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ITV Anglia: Cambridge rowers near end of Amazon challenge

Mark de Rond and Anton Wright, two rowers from the University of Cambridge are nearing the end of a gruelling 2,000 mile Amazon challenge. Read the full article [itv.com]…

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Amazon rowers on the last stretch

The Brazilian coast and the end of an epic adventure are in sight for Amazon rowers Mark de Rond and Anton Wright Mark and Anton are on the final stretch of a 2,077 mile row that began four weeks ago…

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Cambridge Network: Cambridge student shortlisted for ‘Women of the Future’ awards

Ritika Dave, a student at Cambridge’s Judge Business School, has been shortlisted for the MBA Star Award. A former clinician and researcher, Ritika has an unusually broad perspective on the world of medicine. Her vision is for a world without…

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End in sight for Cambridge Amazon rowers

Mark de Rond and Anton Wright are closing in on their aim to be the first unsupported team to row the Amazon. They have completed more than three quarters of the 2,077 navigable miles of the rivers in less than…

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Latest from the Amazon

And then there were two! The Amazon adventure has returned to its original configuration of two rowers as Dr Mark de Rond and Anton Wright push on to the finish alone. The latest from the boat is that Peruvian conservationist…

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Cambridge Network: Amazon rowers reach halfway mark

Braving all the Amazon can throw at them, intrepid rowers Dr Mark de Rond, Anton Wright and Murilo Reis are now halfway through their historic attempt to row the entire length of the iconic river. If they make it, they…

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The Cambridge Student: Cambridge duo row entire length of Amazon

 A pair of Cambridge staff embarked upon their attempt to row the length of the Amazon earlier this month. Mark de Rond, a Reader at Cambridge Judge Business School in Cambridge, was joined in the boat by Cambridge Lightweights Coach…

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Amazon rowers reach halfway mark

Braving all the Amazon can throw at them, intrepid rowers Dr Mark de Rond, Anton Wright and Murilo Reis are now halfway through their historic attempt to row the entire length of the iconic river. If they make it, they…

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Telegraph: Englishman to attempt unsupported Amazon row

An Englishman is attempting to be the first person to row down the Amazon without any support team...  Dr Mark De Rond of Judge Business School, Anton Wright of Clare College and Murilo Reis, an experienced adventurer from Peru, began…

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The Outdoor Times: Cambridge University pair to row the Amazon

The two gentlemen from Cambridge will take to the water of the Amazon...  Dr Mark De Rond of Judge Business School and Anton Wright of Clare College, are aiming to row the entire 2,077 mile length of the river unsupported…

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