Freddy Orpin

Nationality: GBR Height: 205cm Age: 22
Course Geography
College St Catherine's College
University Oxford
Status Undergraduate
Role Rower

Boat Race History

  • 2023 – Oxford Men’s Blue Boat

About Freddy:

Why did you choose Geography?

I love maps and rocks (especially old ones)

Why did you first try rowing?

I’m not very co-ordinated so sitting down is optimal

Who introduced you to the sport of rowing?

Phil Jones at York City Rowing Club (sculling)

Where else have you rowed?


What are your proudest rowing achievements?

Winning the Hamilton Cup with Frank at Bradford Regatta

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

Any where Oxford win

What would winning The Boat Race mean to you?

Words don’t do it justice. FTT

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