Sport: Royal Henley

Eight schoolboys from Kent, Conn. (TIME, Feb. 28), beginning their invasion of England, were pitted against eight veterans of the Thames Rowing Club, in the first heat of the Grand Challenge Cup Race of the Royal Henley Regatta on the Thames last week. It was a magnificent duel. Kent had the weight advantage and youth. The Thames Club had years of experience. Stroke for stroke, the two shells raced over three-quarters of the course. Then Kent nosed ahead. Jack Beresford quickly raised the stroke in the Thames Club boat. By a quarter of a...

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