Life after Rio – an interview with Will Satch

Most days my life is pretty humdrum - a regular cycle of eat-sleep-work-row-repeat. But then along comes a day like the one I had recently that makes the rest all worthwhile. After a morning in the press launch watching the Cambridge crews training for the Boat Races...

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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 I'm guaranteed to...

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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. "Do anything nice?" "Well,"...

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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 time. The Tideway is a...

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Queen B Athletics – my favourite rowing apparel

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