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Travel Daily UK: Pair to row Amazon for charity

Two men are to row the Amazon river over six weeks... Dr Mark De Rond of Judge Business School and Anton Wright of Clare College, will begin their epic journey on 1 September. The duo will be raising money for…

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BBC Radio Cambridgeshire: The Jeremy Sallis Show – Interview with Mark de Rond

Jeremy Sallis interviews Dr Mark de Rond on his and Anton Wright's row down the Amazon, what he's most worried about, and what the pair are hoping to achieve... Dr Mark De Rond of Judge Business School and Anton Wright…

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Amazon rowers to brave hostage takers, uninhabited jungle and waterborne parasites

A gruelling 2,077 mile challenge faces Cambridge academic Mark de Rond and rowing coach Anton Wright as they attempt to row the navigable length of the River Amazon Fast-moving debris, waterborne parasites and uninhabited jungle face the pair, who aim…

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Peru this week: British and Dutch duo to row the Amazon river

The men will sleep in turns at night in order to keep watch for runaway logs which could destroy their boat, a bright yellow ocean-going double scull. They will also have to be vigilant of anacondas, bull sharks, thieves, illegal…

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Reuters: Briton, Dutchman seek to be first to row the Amazon

Anton Wright, a rowing coach at Cambridge University's Clare College, and Cambridge academic Dr Mark de Rond of the Netherlands will set out in their bright yellow ocean-going double scull from Nauta, Peru on Sept 1 for a six-week, 2,200-mile…

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Cambridge News: Rowers set for oarsome Amazon challenge

A two-man team from Cambridge is planning to enter the history books as the first men to row the length of the River Amazon unsupported. Dr Mark de Rond, reader in strategy and organisation at Cambridge’s Judge Business School, and…

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Row the Amazon: from Cambridge to Brazil

Cambridge Judge Business School academic and University rowing coach to row the length of the Amazon in six weeks Dr Mark de Rond, Reader in Strategy & Organisation at Cambridge Judge Business School, and Anton Wright, Chief Coach, Clare College…

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