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Students get early taste of Boat Race action

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Oxford and Cambridge both hold races on the River Thames, both pitting their top 16 rowers, in key selection trials for the Boat Race next March.

George Nash from Cambridge, and Oxford president Ben Myers, talk through the action and describe the pain of taking part in the 4.25 mile event.

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Watch the Xchanging Boat Race on 26 March 2011 at 1700 GMT live on BBC One and the BBC Sport website (available worldwide).

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