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In America we have Super Bowl Sunday. In England they have the Oxford versus Cambridge boat race.

A tradition since 1829, once a year the rowing teams from Oxford University and Cambridge University meet on The Thames River one Sunday in March to race. I attended this race on March 29. You might think that an event that that draws up to 250,000 spectators drinking alcohol left and right would be fun. However, this event is the opposite of fun, it was downright boring.

Cambridge takes a lead on Oxford. They're just as bored with the race as I was.

Cambridge takes a lead on Oxford. They're just as bored with the race as I was.

I heard that the royalty attended this event, that woman wear big hats (think Kentucky Derby head gear) and fancy dresses. However, all I saw were men dressed in their preppiest attire (collared shirts, v-neck sweaters and blazers), while women wore anything from casual dresses to sweat pants. But the biggest letdown had to be that Prince William was nowhere in sight. (more…)