Men's Crew

Men's Crew

Men's and Women's Crew End Season at Foot of the Charles Regatta

This weekend’s sub-freezing temperatures and gusting winds may have signaled the first signs of autumn’s imminent surrender to the Boston winter. A sense of home field advantage was on the side of the Crimson, as the familiar course proved to yield favorable results.

Boats and Rows
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Boats and Rows

Both of Harvard’s lightweight teams earned bronze medals in one of their races, the teams’ best results of the weekend.

Boats and Rows
Men's Crew

Lightweight Crew Teams Medal in Head of the Charles Regatta

Harvard boats posted impressive all-around performances in both the men’s and women’s categories, collectively taking home some bronze medals, along with a fourth place finish.

Not-So-Peewee Kiwi
Supplement Stories

Not-So-Peewee Kiwi

Freshman rower Lucas Clarke hails from New Zealand, the nation he represented as a member of the eight-man boat at the 2017 World Rowing U-23 Championships. Here, he claimed first place at the B-class final.

No Week Men
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No Week Men

The John W. Weeks Bridge stands over the the Charles River near the Harvard campus. The bridge is one of the several that rowers must navigate safely during the Head of the Charles.

A River Runs Through It
Supplement Stories

A River Runs Through It

The Charles River, the scenic sight of the eponymous race. Each year, spectators line the grassy banks to cheer on their favorite boats.

Launching Pad
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Launching Pad

Newell Boathouse serves as the base of operations for Harvard's crew teams.

Rower Coaster
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Rower Coaster

Sean Hayes, a freshman lightweight rower, competed for the US Junior National team in Rotterdam, Netherlands, prior to rowing for Harvard.

Age-Old Butt
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Age-Old Butt

28 years under the direction of Coach Charley Butt, the Harvard men's crew has won 15 Eastern Sprint championships and nine national titles.

Head of the Charles
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Cambridge Prepares for Flood of Regatta Visitors

Ahead of this weekend's Head of the Charles regatta, Square businesses say “nothing else really compares" to the rush of customers from the annual event.

Ruh-Row
Men's Crew

For Dempsey Brothers, Head of the Charles is Part of the Routine

This year, senior heavyweight Andre will compete at the Head of the Charles for a seventh time, while sophomore Nate will compete for a fifth.

Hey Hayes
Men's Crew

Hayes Takes Unconventional Path to Rowing Success

“I don’t think that I would be who I am today and where I am today if I hadn’t been exposed to rowing,” Hayes said.

More Oar
Men's Crew

Harvard Readies for 53rd Head of the Charles

Historically, some have referred to the famed regatta as crew’s equivalent of the Boston Marathon, in terms of the event’s magnitude and importance to the sport.

Age-Old Butt
Men's Crew

Crew Coaches Bring Steady Hands

For the past three decades, Charley Butt and Liz O’Leary have led the Harvard and Radcliffe crew teams.

Not-So-Peewee Kiwi
Men's Crew

Freshman Rowers Bring International Experience

Freshman rowers Olivia Farrar, Brigid Kennedy, and Lucas Clarke join Radcliffe and Harvard with international experience under their belts.