Rowing and Sculling

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Also referred to as crew, rowing is a sport in which teams race on a river, lake or ocean in boats using oars. Ask questions about the sport here.

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Both are really hard, it just depends in what sense you mean. Flat water is extremely technical in terms of the dynamics of the stroke, and the 2k race distance is a world of pain. In surf rowing, the stroke is not as technical, but you are bouncing over waves, meaning you regularly become airborne...
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Aladár Gerevich won 6 consecutive gold medals in Team Sabre Fencing. Birgit Fischer won 6 consecutive golds in kaying. Steve Redgrave won 5 consecutive golds in rowing.
The person in the boat that instructs the members of a boat while rowing is called the coxswain (if that's your question).
If you mean the little person who sits in the end of the boat and gives out orders, it's a coxswain.
Sculling is a type of rowing where the rower controls two oars (vs. sweep rowing when each rower has one oar). A scull is the shell of a boat that is rigged (set up for) sculling. A boat for one person, a single, is also commonly called a scull. The two words are used synonymously. a "scull" is a...
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, that is the United States with 84 (31 gold, 31 silver, 22 bronze). The former East Germany has won the most gold medals with 33. And when adding up the medal totals of the Germanys (Germany, West Germany, East Germany), they have won 113 medals (60 gold, 27...
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The position of the man who directs a rowing crew is called the coxwain. For more complete information, check the definition in the Answers.com dictionary. http://www.answers.com/topic/coxswain
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Rowing in general provides a full body workout that is also mentally challenging. Sculling is beneficial for rowers for numerous reasons: when learning the symmetry of the movement helps master the stroke more quickly. Also the small boat size encourages a better stroke as imperfections and...
Sculling boats with the same number of people are faster than Rowing (one oar) boats. However the fastest Olympic class boat is the coxed 8 (which is a rowing boat). This is because there is no 8 person sculling boat and the fastest sculling boat is the coxless quad.
Really? OK, so knowing 4km = 4000m then the distance left to thefinish line is 4000m - 2600m
Victoria? The state in Australia or the city in British Columbia?
Rowing as a sport has been traced back to Ancient Egypt, so itcould have been around for 5000 years. For the purpose oftransportation, rowing has likely been around longer than that.
Nothing, I'm guessing because there both different things only the fact that there are in water.
A scull (oar) propels a rowing boat. A sail propels a sailing yacht.
For a an 8 boat you need 8 rowers + 1 coxswain. For a 4 boat you need 4 rowers and 1 coxswain. If you skull (use 2 oars instead of 1) then you can row a single, a two or a four. Those boats do not need a coxswain because the bow seat rower is in charge of stearing the boat.
In order to back a rowing boat, the rowers twist the oar handle 180 degrees turning the blade (end of the oar) around backwards. Then the rowing stroke is done in reverse. The blade is placed in the water toward the stern, then the rower pushes (rather than pulls) the oar handle away from their...
If you are talking about olympic gold medals, then they both have 2.
Either oars OR people power.
I think you mean Coxswain. the Coxswain (or Cox) is the person who steers in a rowing boat.
Yes, rowing movements do work the deltoids, mainly the rear andlateral deltoids.
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a paddle is to canoeing as an..... OAR...i s to rowing
the stroke is not a side it is a certain seat in the boat. the stroke is the seat closest to the stern of the boat. in an 8 man boat it is seat number 8 with bow being seat number 1. in a four it is the number 4 seat and so on and so forth
If you are competing you wear something called a 'Zoot Suit'. This looks like a one piece that females wear when swimming with bike shorts at the bottom, it is all one peice. If you are training you can wear a zoot suit or tightish fitting clothing.
Through the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, Canada has won a total of 405 medals in the Summer and Winter Olympics. Here is the breakdown: Summer Games Gold: 58 Silver: 94 Bronze: 108 Total Summer: 260 Winter Games Gold: 52 Silver: 45 Bronze: 48 Total Winter: 145
No. The two are fairly unique activities.
No it is not you can choose to row at any speed hence it is isotonic in nature
Rowers of both sex are called rowers.
Rowing is a good means of staying fit as it combines outdoor exercise with a low impact, aerobically based activity. It can be done on most bodies of water and can be done for a lifetime with others or all by yourself.
The cox or cox'n. This is an abbreviation of coxswain
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you should go to a gym try the treadmill then the rowing exercise machine and then try going swimming and then get back in your rower and get out there!
3 ... 2 gold (men's double sculls and men's coxless pairs) and 1 silver (men's coxless fours).
Yes the school is currently celebrating the 150th year of its rowing team.
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Most races (or regattas as they're formally called) take place over 2km. The fastest time a boat has travelled 2km is around the 5:10 mark. This means your average rower in an eight is doing well to go below 6 minutes. Therefore rowers are pushing themselves at sprint pace for a whole 6 minutes,...
The person who steers the boat is called a cox, the person who sets the pace is called stroke, then the person behind is called 3 seat, the person behind 3 seat is called 2 seat and then at the back is bow.
A crew team refers to a group of athletes involved in the sport of rowing.
Yes! Since they made the rule that you have to give as much money to female sports as male sports, there are a ton of scholarship opportunities avaliable for oarswomen!
The term sculling refers to an activity very similar to (and often encompassed by) the sport of rowing. A scull is a long, thin boat that usually sits one or two people (sometimes, but more uncommonly, four people). Each person in the boat is referred to as a sculler. Each sculler has two oars, one...
All seats in a boat are extremely important and dependent on eachother. Stroke (4 seat) is in charge of setting the pace and therating for the shell. The rest of the rowers must follow thestroke. If the boat has a cox the rest of the seats are pretty muchthe same, but some rowers might have personal...
Royal St. John's Regatta In Newfoundland and Labrador. The Royal St. John's Regatta is an annual event officially dating back to the early 1800's, however some evidence points to the fact that these boat races were held as early as the late 1700's.
an old shoe It would be the point at which the oar is sitting in the oar lock.
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Only if you use it.
The members of a crew (rowing) team are called rowers. Individually each seat in the boat is given a number, counting from bow (front) to stern (rear) with the bow being one. Either "bow seat" or "one seat" will work for the bow rower, and similarly the sternmost rower is either "stroke seat" or 8...
Rowing is a good cardiovascular exercise that also places demand on the muscles in the upper body so may contribute to hypertrophy(though not as significant as weightlifting)
the technique for rowing sculling is pretty simple. you are just trying to acheive the perfect stroke and do that over and over again. when you sit at the finish (with your oars touching you) you push your oars out until your arms are completely extended. then you rock over to about a 45 dgree...
Yes, it certainly does. I know a guy who got a full-ride there for doing crew just one year.
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The rowing blade is at the end the oar, and is the part of the oar that goes into the water to propel the boat forward after you take a stroke. The blade is usually shaped like a square.
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Georgina Evers-Swindell won gold in the double sculls with her twin sister Caroline at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. She and her sister also won gold at the 2002 (Sevilla, Spain), 2003 (Milan, Italy), and 2005 (Gifu, Japan) Rowing World Championships in double sculls.. 16/08/08 10:01 Woop!...