The story behind the Boat Race “dead heat”


Hidden in the lore of the Oxford Cambridge Boat Race is a lovely tale of a “dead heat” in 1877.  Rowing historian Goran Buckhorn Tim Koch wrote an article

English: Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race dead heat ...
English: Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race dead heat finish – B W engraving – 1877 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

about it for this year’s programme and also recorded a half hour video about the incident.


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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Greg Denieffe

    Actually it was Tim Koch that wrote the article and recorded the video. I’m sure Göran would like him to get the credit for a fine piece of research and production.

  2. Rowperfect

    Thanks Greg for the correction. I’ll change it on the blog too.

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