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Jet - Christ's III, Lents 2004 Mike, Mon 1st Mar, 2:20pm
A commendable effort by bow pair to be rowing exactly in time... (2 comments...)
(Apologies to the) CULRC Henley IV jpd, Wed 10th Jul, 12:40pm
How many fingers did you lose? (2 comments...)
Jet - Mays 2002 mjb, Wed 19th Jun, 8:57am
Sam suddenly realised there was a boat behind him ...
Jet Photographic - HoRR A. B. Owsider, Mon 1st Apr, 3:51pm
Look how strokeside's appalling technique has caused the boat to drop down and made all of bowside appear late. (1 comment...)
W1 jmg, Tue 5th Mar, 2:51pm
I recognise of course, that in the strictest sense of the word this picture isn't funny at all (11 comments...)
Redgrave catches a crab Isobel, Tue 5th Mar, 1:48am
Rather old, this one, but in 1999 the GB coxless four and the Australian coxless four rowed together in an eight for some promotional photos - after paddling around for the cameras, they decided to take the rate up - at which point: "The best Veteran-B oarsman in the world promptly caught a massive crab, and his handle knocked him back, leaving him lying flat on his back with his head in Matt Pinsent's lap!" (Article at
JET Photographic photo mjb, Mon 4th Mar, 9:21pm
Not comedy rowing as such, but I thought this was the best place to put the link. It's amazing how the guy from JET has managed to get everything in focus, except for the women's 1st VIII (4 comments...)
Head of the River Fours Video jpd, Fri 18th Jan, 7:40pm
Hopefully this link is correct (can't tell as I'm running a text-only browser until I get my new computer on Monday). Somewhere in there (I think just past the middle) is the FaT Men's IV, showing a Mr. W. A. Thorne catching in perfect time with everybody else. Ahem. There's also some good rowing. Bonus points for anybody who can make out the Leander IV+ with Pinsent and Cracknell in for more than a complete stroke from this quality piece of footage... (1 comment...)
Head of the River 1st Men's IV 2001
../photos/2002/mich2001hor4s.shtm...from spectator, Fri 18th Jan, 3:04pm
1st Fairbairn VIII 2001
../photos/2002/mich2001fc.shtml?5from they're all late, honest, Sat 5th Jan, 8:49pm
Arse. (6 comments...)

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