“Thirty-three years have passed. We haven’t forgotten, but we have gotten over it,” Everett told MLive.
Ever since 1980, Everett and his teammates have raced in various events in the Head of the Charles, a two-day rowing competition with more than 9,000 athletes from around the world and 300,000 spectators located on the Charles River.
Everett meets up with Team 1980 once or twice a year for bike rides, golf, milestone birthdays – anything but rowing, and he doesn’t see their run at the Head of the Charles coming to an end any time soon.
“We’ll do it until we finish last, which will only be if we sink,” Everett said.
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