Amazon rowers return

Two rowers from the University of Cambridge are back in the city today after successfully rowing the length of the amazon river.

Cambridge rowers complete Amazon challenge

Two rowers from Cambridge University are back in the city, after successfully rowing the length of the Amazon.

Academic Mark De Rond and rowing coach Anton Wright finished the gruelling month-long challenge in Brazil last week.

The pair completed more than 2000 miles and have become the first people ever to row the length of the river unaided.

Click below to see a full interview with Mark De Rond and rowing coach Anton Wright:

Guinness World Record smashed by Cambridge rowers

Two rowers from Cambridge University are back in the city today, after successfully rowing the length of the Amazon.

Academic Mark De Rond and rowing coach Anton Wright finished the gruelling month-long challenge in Brazil last week. The pair completed more than two thousand miles and became the first people ever to 'row the navigable length of the river unaided'.

Dr Mark de Rond began rowing in Peru on Friday 13th September.
Dr Mark de Rond began rowing in Peru on Friday 13th September.
Dr Mark de Rond and Anton Wright.
Dr Mark de Rond and Anton Wright.
Two rowers from the University of Cambridge are back in the city today after successfully rowing the length of the amazon river.
Two rowers from the University of Cambridge are back in the city today after successfully rowing the length of the amazon river.

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Amazon rowers back in Cambridge

Two rowers from the University of Cambridge are back in the city today after successfully rowing the length of the amazon river.
Two rowers from the University of Cambridge are back in the city today after successfully rowing the length of the amazon river. Credit: Adriana Masetti/ British Consulate

Two rowers from the University of Cambridge are back in the city today after successfully rowing the length of the amazon river.

Academic Mark de Rond and rowing coach Anton Wright completed the gruelling month-long challenge in Brazil last week.