Virtual Event: 1987, Mansfield, and the Boat Race blues
Join us for this virtual event, 'in-conversation' with Donald Macdonald (English, 1984) and Chris Jenkins (PPE, 1977).
Donald was President of the Oxford University Boat Club in 1987 - the year of the now infamous Boat Race mutiny, which was the subject of the 1996 film 'True Blue': https://youtu.be/VjSOWSQI6kE .
Chris Jenkins is CEO of Commonwealth Games Wales. While at Mansfield, he coxed the 1st eight for 3 years and was captain of boats for a couple of years. After college he coxed London Welsh, Leander and represented Wales including competing at the Commonwealth Games in 1986. Chris has been chair of Welsh Rowing and a director of British Rowing.
Where: We will be using Zoom to host this private virtual event.
When: Thursday 4 June, 5.30pm (UK time)
RSVP: If you would like to attend, please email email@example.com and you will receive the Zoom meeting joining details by return.
Our new Virtual Alumni Events give Mansfielders from across the world the opportunity to hear from a range of excellent speakers from within our community, exploring a different theme each week.