Vegas rules the waves (again)

Vet’s Head 20th March 2016

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An eclectic mix of oarsmen gathered at Putney for the inaugural race of the now fully bona fide LVIS Boat Club.  The crew included a German, a rugby player, a short man, a man who doesn’t eat any vegetables and a ginger man, they were more than ably assisted by an ex Pink Palace stern pair and northern coxwain.  Also, due to Oz’s recent alcohol/scooter related rib injury, Mr Hamish Crow made an overdue return to Tideway following his Jackson Trophy winning row…in 1993.

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In slightly less disruptive conditions than the preceding day at “Junior HORR” the crew gave a plucky performance given it’s fairly scratch nature; bringing a final result of 10thoverall and 2nd in category (Masters B); beaten only by crews of either younger Thames/Imperial College types or GB/Blue Boat/Tideway legends.

A successful first outing for the shiny new purple and gold lycra; further events in the summer months are being shortlisted currently.  Those interested in racing and/or adding to their lycra collection should get in touch with Oz or Al.

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