A new short series shows what it takes to be an athlete in the Blues boat for the 2017 race.

The Unseen Boat Race trailer

The Varsity Boat Races date back to 1829 and today attract a worldwide audience of around 100 million. Here we follow the Oxford crews:

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By Philip Bowers

What an insulting waste of time that trailer was! No reference as far as I could see to the programme which it trailed either!