Rowing at Princeton

Rowing at Princeton is a 600 page tome about crew racing at the New Jersey University, published in 2002 and traces the history of the sport from its beginning in 1872 through the year 2000.

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A beautiful color picture of the “blades” used by the competitors in the 1998 “Princeton 3-mile Chase”:

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The book has a picture of every crew team Princeton has ever fielded, men’s and women’s:

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Harvard and Yale were rowing for 17 years prior to Princeton adopting the sport in 1870. The 1880 Freshman racing crew at Princeton:


We have a nice selection of Princeton memorabilia on our website:


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