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Head of the Charles Regatta

1972 Olympic men’s crew relives Munich glory

After 40 years of this, it was suggested that the Alte Achter Boat Club (“Old Eight” in German) should have its customary reunion dinner but skip the 3-mile upstream pull. Its constitution, though, is firm.

“You’ve got to sing for your supper,” said Gene Clapp, who traditionally provides it.

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