HRR 2020: Not Rowed Out

Thumbs up to Henley. Thames wins a heat of the Thames Cup, 2017.

5 June 2020

By Tim Koch

To mark what should have been finals day, Tim Koch’s archive shows some of the pain and pleasure of competing at the world’s most famous regatta.

Scheenaard of Hollandia Roeiclub, Netherlands, attempts to get to the start of her heat of the Princess Royal, 2019.
On the start: Kluge (bow) and Ernsting (stroke) of Celler Ruderverein and Berliner Ruderclub, Germany, 2016.
Brookes’ Temple boat goes off the start, 2016.
Maidenhead and Thames pass the Temple, 2017.
Vicky Thornley of Leander in the Princess Royal, 2017.
Monmouth School in the Princess Elizabeth, 2019.
Sydney RC, Australia, in the Wyfolds, 2019.
Abingdon School in the Fawley, 2016.
Nottingham Rowing Club in the Wyfolds, 2018.
Mackworth-Praed of Auriol Kensington in the Diamonds, 2015.
Brookes show some muscle, 2019.
The final of the Visitors, 2018: Leander beat University of London.
Petone R.C. of New Zealand in the Wyfolds, 2015.
Bayer Leverkusen of Germany in the Prince of Wales, 2019.
Tyrian beat the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, a heat of the Wyfolds, 2013.
Harvard and Brookes, Prince Albert, 2019.
Radley College beats St Albans School, USA, a heat of the Princess Elizabeth, 2017.
Eton wins the Princess Elizabeth, 2019.
Brookes wins the Temple, 2019.
Marlow and Headington School exchange hugs, the Diamond Jubilee, 2018.
Newcastle University win the Prince Albert, 2017.
Western RC, Canada, win the Remenham, 2012.
Leander lose a heat of the Fawley by two feet, 2017.
The Nereus cox collects her Temple medal, 2015.
Molesey wins the Thames, 2016.
Aleksandar Aleksandrov of Azerbaijan wins the Diamonds, 2013.
Thames wins the Thames, 2017.
A picture from @henleyroyalregatta. Rainbows are traditionally regarded as signs of hope and recovery and this one appears to be marking the very centre of what John Betjeman called ‘the flowering heart of England’s willow-cooled July’. It is surely a sign that, next year, Henley will be back in all its sporting and social glory.

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