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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” … read more

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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

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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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2 thoughts on “The story behind the Boat Race “dead heat”

  1. 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.

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