Roughly 5% of this is fact. 5 – 10% resembles fact. We can't speak to the accuracy of the rest. Enjoy!No fewer than 3.5 second penalties per missing waiver will be assessed at Registration. These athletes without signed waivers will also have to row with scarlet blades.
Island Creek Oyster Bar will be selling $1 oysters across from the Eliot Bridge Enclosure. Adam Richman, of Man-Versus-Food, has challenged RBC lightweights.
Mike Teti hired to coach German U-23 Eight for the weekend.
Requests for starting commands in your native tongue must be submitted to Starter, Raoul Hemoglobin, by Friday October 21 or all starting commands will be given in his native tongue of Portuguese.
In a nod to recent "throwback" craze in sports, Washington will row a 100% American citizen line-up. According to the Husky skipper, "Yeah, it seemed like a fun thing to do and, when we looked around, it turned out we had nine Americans on the roster."
HOCR weigh-in committee to use new one-time use iPad ap, allowing and requiring athletes to weigh-in by standing on the iPad. Athletes who fail to make weight will be charged a $600 iPad weigh-in fee.
Snooki and the Winklevoss twins will be cracking nuts on Weeks. Flash mob imminent.
Bat-Logic is offering a special left foot, "got that Eliot turn" rig for folks who don't mind going a bit wide past Magazine Beach.
HOCR Office to survive Regatta weekend powered by a delicate combination of gummie vitamins, cookies, lavender, and Playdoh. Will be accepting donations but no candy, please, unless it's hidden in Berryline or brownies.
David Sedaris to compete in the Men's Master Eight with Joel McHale after speaking in Lowell on Friday afternoon. Their boat is fueled by sardonic wit and incisive social commentary.
Start order to be powered by foursquare. Whoever becomes mayor of the start line gets bow 1.
New England Aquarium IMAX theatre will be screening the Coxswain Video in 3D, in lieu of the river tour. B.Y.O.3D Glasses.
Athletes on the official program were photo-shopped.
HOCR Signage co-chair Carlos Ridruejo to name first-born child "Eliot." HOCR after-party moved to Bringham and Women's to celebrate the birth.
Old Lights can't make weight ?
Notable young athlete in the Men's Champ Double to offer H-bomb uni to anyone who can get him into the Charles party.
Great 8 considering octuple for 2012 HOCR. Famed sculler, Katherine Broderick, to bow.
HOCR spring racing series to be held on any course the fits the acronym.
Office expects glitch-free weekend.
Clowns featured on the Boston Herald will compete in the Kiweagle directors' challenge quad.
Free beer at the Reunion Village w/ a cup fee per drink in support of the repeal of the Happy Hour Law.
Director of Operations gives herself 2012 medical deferral for the Championship 1x after suffering debilitating Registration related injury. When attaching bibs, flesh wounds should be avoided.
Boston receives upwards of 3 inches of rain on Wednesday. Directors recommend willies for FALS.
There will be a 10 second "adjustment" added to any crew coming down from the altitude racing at Pan Ams.
Clifbar, sponsor of the 2011 HOCR Registration and Weigh-in Tents, lobbies for raising the HOCR weigh-in requirement.
The authors of this piece will be handing out cookies for high fives.