Can anybody tell me how much of a penalty is awarded to the crews that have 'P' beside their name?
thanks in advance,
> Can anyone tell me what the trophies on
> > http://www.kingston.ac.uk/~xe_s540/trophy.htm are all for? Some of them
> > are obvious, but the ones named after people much less so. Being the
> > curious type, I'd also be interested to know how the trophies got their
> > names if any one knows?
> > Thanks
> > Alison
> Not sure of the exact eligibility, but I think
> The Vernon is for Tideway crews
> The Page is for non-tidal Thames crews
> The Jackson is for non-Thames UK crews
> Karl Vernon (known as 'The Bean' because he was a vegetarian) was a
> Thames RC oarsman in the early years of the 20th century. The trophy
> is a statuette of another famous Thames RC oarsman, Jack Beresford
> (Olympic Gold Medallist in 1924, 1932 and 1936) made from the
> melted-down silver of The Bean's trophies. It was presented to the
> Head by Karl Vernon in 1954.
> J.H. 'Freddie' Page was another well-known member of Thames (amongst
> other clubs). He was rowing master at St Paul's School and a very
> successful coach of Oxford boat race crews and of Thames. With Steve
> Fairbairn, he was involved in the development of the Head from the
> start. He was also one of the major figures in the merger of the ARA
> and the NARA which effectively ended the amateur/professional divide
> in the UK. His son is Geoffrey Page, rowing correspondent of the
> Daily Telegraph and newly-elected President of Thames (as of last
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