Full title reads: "Oxford. 'The Torpids'. Spurred to utmost endeavour by encouraging yells of their College mates - 38 Crews strive for 'Headship of the River'."
A starting gun is fired and teams of rowers set off from their points on the river. A man in a punt...
Headship of the river rowing race at Oxford.
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College rowing eight's test their skills to the delight of onlookers at Oxford.
Bumping races take place on the rivers at Oxford and Cambridge.
Several teams row in races on the River Thames at Oxford.