Sport: Climax at Start

Officially, the Washington v. California race starts the U. S. rowing season. Actually, it often makes more highly-publicized regattas that follow an anticlimax. Since 1921, with two exceptions, Washington or California has been either first or second in every Poughkeepsie regatta, against the best competition in the U. S. California crews won the Olympic championship in 1928 and 1932 but this year Washington's Coach Al Ulbrickson felt sure of eight sophomores he had retained as a unit from last year's powerful freshman boat. Said he, before the boats lined up last week on...

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