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By phil_j  
As Monty Python would have said, "And now for something completly different!"

Shot taken this afternoon in freezing cold conditions from Hammersmith Bridge, (it actually started to snow!) of Isis, the reserve crew of Oxford University for today's 159th Boat Race.
At the time of this shot they had about half a length lead over the Cambridge Boat, Goldie, but were about to get warned from the umpire for getting a littel close to each other.

Thank you for the comments on yesterday's Puffin, and especially thank yo to Adrian (Tomcat) Sammy (SammyRatFan) and Alan (Alan_Baseley) for their User Awards, as always very much appreciated.


Tags: Photo journalism General Sports and action

Voters: morpheus1955, pdunstan_Greymoon, LynneJoyce and 26 more

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LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2013 8:50PM
Great action shot. Just love those shades!

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ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
31 Mar 2013 9:13PM
GrinGrinGrin Oh wow, great image. it did look cold, we watched it live from South Africa today on TV. What athletes they are, super fit. I believe the water was -2 deg... we were just saying that the spectators really did brave the elements today but bet the pubs made a small fortune afterwards...GrinGrin
A_Harrison 12 260 Canada
31 Mar 2013 10:43PM
Number four looks like Prince Harry and number two seems miffed hes the only one without sun glasses.

This shot has everything going for it, nice work.
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
1 Apr 2013 5:51AM
Excellent image !!

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