The 8 most memorable, strangest and historic Opening Day regattas

The UW men’s crew team has tough competition in Russia and Pac-12 rival Stanford at this year’s Windermere Cup. (Katie G. Cotterill / The Seattle Times)

As the Windermere Cup returns for its 30th year, we take a look back at the most notable events in the rowing regatta’s storied history — selected by the UW crew coaches themselves.