C4zdVm7WQAIWBHUThis year the first ever ‘Celebrity Boat Race’ is taking place. James Cracknell captains one team, while Steve Redgrave leads the other.

Joined by his M&C Saatchi Merlin management buddies Gethin Jones and Jodie Kidd, they will be racing against fellow celebrities and Olympians as well as ex Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race crews, over 4km of the Championship Course on the River Thames, London.

The training day and Celebrity Boat Race will be filmed and produced by the BBC to be broadcast on BBC1’s Boat Race coverage on the 2nd April.