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The Boat Race is once-in-a-lifetime experience

Updated: March 28, 2008, 11:27 AM ET
By Spencer Griffin Hunsberger | Special to ESPN.com

Editor's note: The Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race is one of the world's oldest sporting events. The first race was conducted in 1829, and now annually attracts more than 250,000 spectators. To get an insider's perspective, we asked two members of Cambridge's rowing team to write about their experiences in The Boat Race. This year's race can be seen Saturday at 12:45 p.m. ET on ESPNU.

CAMBRIDGE, England -- The Boat Race is a funny thing. There were days during the year when I wanted ...

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