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London, UK. 10th December 2018. Boat Race Trial VIIIs (Eights) are the only opportunity either side have to race the full course from Putney to Mortlake with the Race Umpires, so provide an important test for rowers and coxes alike. They allow coaching teams to analyse the progression and potential and are often influential in final selection of crews for the Blue Boats. The first Trial Eights race was staged by Oxford 153 years ago in 1859 and Cambridge joined the tradition three years later in 1862. This year CUWBC have chosen to name their crews after two Nobel Prize winning women, Marie

London, UK. 10th December 2018. Boat Race Trial VIIIs (Eights) are the only opportunity either side have to race the full course from Putney to Mortlake with the Race Umpires, so provide an important test for rowers and coxes alike.  They allow coaching teams to analyse the progression and potential and are often influential in final selection of crews for the Blue Boats.  The first Trial Eights race was staged by Oxford 153 years ago in 1859 and Cambridge joined the tradition three years later in 1862.  This year CUWBC have chosen to name their crews after two Nobel Prize winning women, Marie Stock Photo
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10 December 2018.Boat Race Trial VIIIs (Eights) are the only opportunity either side have to race the full course from Putney to Mortlake with the Race Umpires, so provide an important test for rowers and coxes alike. They allow coaching teams to analyse the progression and potential and are often influential in final selection of crews for the Blue Boats. The first Trial Eights race was staged by Oxford 153 years ago in 1859 and Cambridge joined the tradition three years later in 1862. This year CUWBC have chosen to name their crews after two Nobel Prize winning women, Marie Curie and Bertha von Suttner. CUWBC crew list:- Suttner (White hull, white crew tops) Stroke. Emma Andrews, 7. Ida Gørtz-Jacobsen, 6. Lily Lindsay, 5. Abigail Parker, 4. Larkin Sayre, 3. Laura Foster, 2. Fanny Belais, Bow. Sally O’Brien, Cox. Catriona Bourne-Swinton, Curie. (Yellow hull, dark crew tops), Stroke. Philippa Whittaker, 7. Kate Horvat, 6. Sophie Deans, 5. Tricia Smith, 4. Naomi Pygott, 3. Adriana Perez-Rotondo, 2. Rebecca Dell, Bow. Charlotte Jackson, Cox. Hugh Spaughton