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Head of the Charles

College crews could be the class

The Great Eight — an all-star team of rowers — will be focused on the World Championships, not the Head of the Charles. The Great Eight — an all-star team of rowers — will be focused on the World Championships, not the Head of the Charles. (2009 File/David L. Ryan/Globe Staff)
By John Powers
Globe Staff / October 20, 2010

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This month’s World Rowing Championships are much later and Down Under, which means that last year’s Great Eight and their Olympian colleagues won’t be paddling up the creek here this weekend. The US and Canadian national crews that usually dominate the championship eights are headed to New Zealand for the global regatta that begins a week from Sunday on Lake ... (Full article: 931 words)

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