Sport: Henley

Eight youths from Browne & Nichols, Cambridge, Mass. preparatory school, responded to the shrill yawps of a blond 13-year-old coxswain last week and won the Thames Challenge Cup in the Henley Regatta, second highest English rowing honor.* Not since 1922 when Walter Hoover of Duluth won the Diamond Sculls, famed single scull race, had the U. S. had so large a share in the glory that is Henley victory.

Favored among U. S. entrants had been Columbia's 150-pounders, winners of a preliminary regatta at Marlow and during the U. S. rowing season losers...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!