As The Cambridge University Boat Club Prepared For The Boat Race, Mark De Rond A Cambridge Don And Fellow Of Darwin College Spent A Year Living The Blood, Sweat And Tears Of The Students Risking All For A Chance To Challenge Oxford The Last Amateurs Is De Rond S Intense And Deeply Personal Account Of Freezing Early Morning Training Sessions, Booze Fueled Crew Formals , The Tenderness Of Camaraderie, The Pain Of Self Doubt, And The Tantrums And Testosterone Of Crew Members, Each Set On Becoming A Cambridge Blue So What Does It Take To Row In A Boat Race In This Thrilling Book, De Rond Delves Into The Depths Of What It Means To Be A Man And The Primeval Desire To Compete Told Chronologically And Driven By The Pursuit Of The Final Victory, The Result Is A Breathtaking Portrait Of A Deeply Historical Race Marked By Sharp Contrasts And One In Which Every Sports Person Will Recognize At Least A Little Of Themselves
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- 256 pages
- The Last Amateurs: To Hell and Back with the Cambridge Boat Race Crew
- Mark de Rond
- 22 October 2017 Mark de Rond