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Head of the Charles 2018

Water Under the Bridge
Men's Crew

Water Under the Bridge

All four of Harvard's crews competed at the historic Head of the Charles Regatta this weekend.

Water Under the Bridge
Men's Crew

Crew Heads to the Charles for 54th Regatta

As midterm exams come to a close, Harvard crew underwent its first test of the year. Over the course of last weekend, the Crimson participated in numerous races at the Head of the Charles Regatta, including the men’s club eights and lightweight fours, which both managed to secure the best times in their respective races.

Head of the Charles
Flyby Blog

Top Five Roundup: Head of the Charles

Good eats, good sights, and good fun were all to be had at Head of the Charles this weekend.

Crazy Eights
Men's Crew

Crazy Eights

Both men's and women's lightweight finished third in eights at last year's race.

Crazy Eights
Previews

Men's and Women's Crews Prepare for Head of the Charles Regatta

With autumn in full swing, the Head of the Charles Regatta is fast approaching. This weekend, all four Crimson crew teams will descend on the Charles River for two days of racing to kick off their 2018-2019 campaigns.

Staycation
Men's Crew

Staycation

Compared to the competitive spring season, the Head of the Charles is a much more relaxing experience for the teams.

Rotational Force
Women's Crew

Rotational Force

Outside of her role as a coxswain, Claire Burch conducts physics research and is interested in hydrodynamics.

Kol and Kollected
Women's Crew

Kol and Kollected

Freshman Mary Kolesar is the only coxswain with prior experience in high school.

Walk This Way
Men's Crew

Walk This Way

Junior Juliet Pesner is one of the many talented walk-ons for the Crimson.

Tokyo Bound?
Men's Crew

Deueling on the Charles

Sophomore lightweight rower Drake Deuel is so intensely committed to his craft that he risked the freezing winter waters of the Charles River to practice. Now, Deuel has his sights set on the Olympics.

Kol and Kollected
Women's Crew

The Last Seat: Coxswains Guide Crews to Success

The plaques from past victories line the walls of the “Bat Cave,” serving as daily reminders of the Harvard rowing program’s long-time greatness. The coxswains for the Harvard-Radcliffe women’s lightweight crew appreciate the program's greatness, but remain unintimidated.

Early Risers

Head of the Charles 2018

Ahead of the 54th rendition of the Head of the Charles Regatta, read up on everything from an Olympic hopeful to the voices guiding the boats to the finish line.

Respect Earned, but not Given
Women's Crew

Respect Earned, but not Given

When Harvard and Radcliffe College merged in 1974, the men's crew program was resistant toward a similar union with the women's side.

Badge of Honor
Women's Crew

Badge of Honor

The term Radcliffe carries a symbolic value of resilience, according to former alums.

Tokyo Bound?
Men's Crew

Tokyo Bound?

Deuel, who owns the lightweight erg half marathon world record, is training to qualify for the 2020 US Olympic team.

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