Matt Edge

Nationality: GBR/POL Height: 190cm Age: 23
Course PhD in Chemistry
College St Catharine's
University Cambridge
Status Postgraduate
Role Rower

Boat Race History

  • 2021 – Cambridge Men’s Lightweight Boat
  • 2022 – Cambridge Men’s Lightweight Boat
  • 2023 – Cambridge Men’s Blue Boat

About Matt:

Why did you choose PhD in Chemistry?

I get to undertake interesting research with leaders in academia and industry.

Why did you first try rowing?

My mum signed me up to try it after I watched the 2013 Boat Race with a lot of interest.

Who introduced you to the sport of rowing?

Mike Rowe at Durham Amateur Rowing Club

Where else have you rowed?

The venerable St Catharine’s College Boat Club

What are your proudest rowing achievements?

Winning the Lightweight Boat Race as President
Winning the 2023 Men’s Boat Race

Do you have a favourite Boat Race? Which one and why?

Probably the 2023 Men’s Boat Race for Jasper Parish’s inspired steering

What would winning The Boat Race mean to you?

It’s a childhood dream come true

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