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Coxswain (rowing)

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In a rowing crew, the coxswain (or simply the 'cox', or 'coxie') is the member who sits in the stern (except in bowloaders) facing the bow. [1]

13 relations: Bowloader, British Rowing, Cox box, International Rowing Federation, Lincoln University (New Zealand), Loudspeaker, Personal flotation device, Poznań, Rowing (sport), Sam Bosworth, Stern, USRowing, World Rowing Cup.


A bowloader is a crew shell (a type of boat used in rowing) in which the coxswain lies semi-supine in the bow, as opposed to the normal seated position at the stern.

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British Rowing

British Rowing, formerly the Amateur Rowing Association (ARA), is the governing body for the sport of rowing (both indoor and on-water rowing).

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Cox box

A cox box is an electronic device used in competitive rowing that combines a digital stroke rate monitor and elapsed time readout with a voice amplifier.

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International Rowing Federation

The Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Aviron (FISA) is the International Rowing Federation which is the governing body for international rowing.

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Lincoln University (New Zealand)

Lincoln University (Māori: Te Whare Wanaka o Aoraki) is a New Zealand university that was formed in 1990 when Lincoln College, Canterbury was made independent of the University of Canterbury.

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A loudspeaker (or loud-speaker or speaker) is an electroacoustic transducer; which converts an electrical audio signal into a corresponding sound.

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Personal flotation device

A personal flotation device (abbreviated as PFD; also referred to as a life jacket, life preserver, life belt, Mae West, life vest, life saver, cork jacket, buoyancy aid or flotation suit) is a piece of equipment designed to assist a wearer to keep afloat in water.

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Poznań (Posen; known also by other historical names) is a city on the Warta River in west-central Poland, in the Greater Poland region.

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Rowing (sport)

Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times.

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Sam Bosworth

Sam Bosworth (born 5 April 1994) is a New Zealand coxswain.

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The stern is the back or aft-most part of a ship or boat, technically defined as the area built up over the sternpost, extending upwards from the counter rail to the taffrail.

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USRowing is the national governing body for the sport of rowing in the United States.

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World Rowing Cup

The World Rowing Cup is an international rowing competition organized by FISA (the International Rowing Federation).

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coxswain_(rowing)

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