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Head of the Nene, Lent Term 2008

1st women's VIII (Novice VIIIs)

Coxed by: Sonya Milanova

2nd in Novice 8+, 57th overall, 2nd Cambridge college
Time: 22:13
5s faster than Jesus.

Massive thank you to Sonya for joining us last minute and coxing so well after only one outing.

Practically perfect in every way... (Harriet)
I'm liking the tactic of stroke-side eating their own bodyweight in baked goods to rectify the balance problem! Pretty good for a 5k, the first 2k came quite nicely with a solid rhythm. Bit of a wobble in the middle, seeing M1 pulled over was v disconcerting, but dodgy patches only lasted a few strokes and we really picked it up for the end, although Sonia's "10 strokes til the finish" seemed to last a lifetime! Overall the cold and the wind were worth it to come 2nd in our division and beat Jesus :) (Charley)
Awesome! Bring up Bumps! (Ulrike)
Awesome day! Thanks so much for the great experience !!
As for the race as such - I think there were bits that were absolutely great and some less mainly because of the damn wind or when we saw the guys on the side- but luckily there were few of those and we got back on track quickly.
At the end of the day we were faster than Jesus :) (Sonya)
Hey girls, it was nice to see you all yesterday and even better to see these results! Well done! You've clearly got off to a good start this term; make the most of that. (PS I am VERY excited about Lents...!) (Erica)

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