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Harvard in Gales Ferry

Harvard's crew team takes up residence at their Red Top in Gales Ferry in preparation for the 145th Harvard-Yale Regatta on the Thames River.

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The Harvard freshmen carry their boat out of the Red Top for an afternoon training row.

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Harvard's rowers eat lunch in their Gales Ferry residence.

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Rowing trophies line a shelf as the Harvard crews eat lunch.

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Harvard rowers play ping-pong during down time.

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Members of the Harvard crew team David Wakulich, left, and Chris Fuller relax relax with a jigsaw puzzle and the internet in the old press room of their residence off Military Highway in Gales Ferry.

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Harvard's third varsity crew walk from their residence to the Red Top boathouse.

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Varsity coxswain Kelly Evans helps members of her crew weigh-in prior to a light training row on the Thames River Tuesday, May 25, 2010. The crew team monitors their weight closely while in residence at Gales Ferry due to the quality of the food served. Crews turn the weigh-in into a game with the coxswain having to guess each rowers weight before they step on the scale.

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Members of the freshman crew strap-in for an afternoon row.

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The freshman crew push-off from the dock.

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The members of the third varsity do yoga as part of their pre-practice warm-up.

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Harvard coach Harry Parker guides his launch away from the Red Top on a practice row.

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The varsity eight pulls south toward the Gold Star Bridge on a practice row.

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Coach Parker shouts instructions to his rowers.

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The Harvard varsity pulls for home at the end of the work-out.

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Harvard's junior varsity bring their oars ashore after a practice.

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Harvard coach Harry Parker meets with his rowers after the practice.

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Members of the Harvard crew team relax and take a dip in the Thames after a training row on the river.

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