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The story of the year the Oxford and Cambridge boat race changed from a gentleman's race to one where winning was everything.
To be second is to be last.
Did You Know?
The Cambridge crew in this film were played by members of the rowing squad from Imperial College, London, including several members of the British international squad. See more
The depiction of the race includes real footage of the Boat Race in 1997 - the problem being that the crews are the wrong way round. This can be seen during one of the cuts between actor crew and actual Boat Race footage. See more
Back to the start, do it again
Written by Holly Johnson
, Mark O'Toole
and Peter Gill
Performed by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Published by Perfect Songs Ltd
Courtesy of ZTT Records and Warner Music UK Ltd See more