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Head of the Charles

Sitting, not on sidelines

Drysdale planned break, but will row with Great Eight

By John Powers
Globe Staff / October 17, 2009

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The flight from New Zealand took 27 hours, including an eight-hour layover in Los Angeles, with Mahe Drysdale shoehorning his 6-foot-6-inch frame into a coach seat. “I got exit aisle,’’ he says, “so it wasn’t so bad.’’ He arrived in Boston at 7 o’clock Thursday morning and went to the river for three workouts, preparing for double duty at this ... (Full article: 959 words)

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