The Boat Race crews laid bare

The Boat Race crews laid bare

I don’t know about you, but as soon I know I’m being watched, my rowing completely falls apart. All it takes is a few people hanging out on the rowing club steps and I’m thrashing about like a beginner, and as soon as a photographer hoves into view...
Vets’ Head – the morning after

Vets’ Head – the morning after

It’s kinda hard, when you return to normal life the day after something like the Vets’ Head, to get across to non-rowers quite how momentous these events are without sounding like a freak. “So how was your weekend?” they ask, innocently....
What to expect at the Vets’ Head

What to expect at the Vets’ Head

(Pic by Ben Rodford, ridiculous editing by me) With just two Vets’ Heads under my belt, I’m hardly a world-weary, battle-scarred war horse. I do, however, remember vividly what it’s like to race on the Boat Race championship course for the first...