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Eight (rowing)

Index Eight (rowing)

An eight is a rowing boat used in the sport of competitive rowing. [1]

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Bowloader

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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Carbon fiber reinforced polymer

Carbon fiber reinforced polymer, carbon fiber reinforced plastic or carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRP, CRP, CFRTP or often simply carbon fiber, carbon composite or even carbon), is an extremely strong and light fiber-reinforced plastic which contains carbon fibers.

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Composite material

A composite material (also called a composition material or shortened to composite, which is the common name) is a material made from two or more constituent materials with significantly different physical or chemical properties that, when combined, produce a material with characteristics different from the individual components.

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Coxswain (rowing)

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.

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Grand Challenge Cup

The Grand Challenge Cup is a rowing competition for men's eights.

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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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List of Olympic medalists in rowing (men)

This is the complete list of men's Olympic medalists in rowing.

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List of Olympic medalists in rowing (women)

This is the complete list of women's Olympic medalists in rowing.

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Oar (sport rowing)

In rowing, oars are used to propel the boat.

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Octuple scull

An octuple scull (abbreviated 8X) is a racing shell or a rowing boat used in the sport of competitive rowing.

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Olympic Games

The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.

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Rowing

Rowing is the act of propelling a boat using the motion of oars in the water, displacing water, and propelling the boat forward.

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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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Rowing at the 1900 Summer Olympics – Men's eight

The coxed eights was one of the competitions in the Rowing at the 1900 Summer Olympics events in Paris.

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Rowing at the Summer Olympics

Rowing at the Summer Olympics has been part of the competition since its debut in the 1900 Summer Olympics.

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Rudder

A rudder is a primary control surface used to steer a ship, boat, submarine, hovercraft, aircraft, or other conveyance that moves through a fluid medium (generally air or water).

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Sculling

Sculling is the use of oars to propel a boat by moving the oars through the water on both sides of the craft, or moving a single oar over the stern.

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Sweep (rowing)

Sweep or sweep-oar rowing is a type of rowing when a rower has one oar, usually held with both hands.

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The Boat Race

The Boat Race is an annual rowing race between the Oxford University Boat Club and the Cambridge University Boat Club, rowed between men's and women's open-weight eights on the River Thames in London, England.

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Wood

Wood is a porous and fibrous structural tissue found in the stems and roots of trees and other woody plants.

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World Rowing Championships

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

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Redirects here:

Coxed eight, Coxed eights, Eight-oared shells, Rowing Eight.

References

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

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