The Observer

Racing a cardboard navy

In heat one, the “USSC” dashes from the wall to victory, while the “Whale Wagon” and “1-2-1 Fierceness” attempt to catch up in the inaugural Recycle Regatta in Donnell Pool.

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

March 26, 2015

The buzzer sounded, the race was off. But the contestants were not running, swimming or cycling. Instead they were rowing cardboard boats across Donnell Pool racing not just each other, but also the time until when their boats would give out beneath them. This unique event was weeks in the making...

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