Coaching them to the line

Updated April 18 2018 - 1:21pm, first published April 9 2013 - 5:00pm

With, of course, no room for him in the boat (except in spirit) Telopea Park High School rowing coach Nigel Murray-Harvey floats, God-like, in an inset in this 1968-1969 photograph of one of his racing crews. The posed boys are bobbing on the waters of Lake Burley Griffin. This Saturday, with Murray-Harvey present (he lives in Adelaide now) he and his pioneering and inspirational contributions to rowing here will be honoured when the Black Mountain Rowing Club names a racing eight vessel after him.

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