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Oar (sport rowing)

Index Oar (sport rowing)

In rowing, oars are used to propel the boat. [1]

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Asymmetry is the absence of, or a violation of, symmetry (the property of an object being invariant to a transformation, such as reflection).

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Canoeing is an activity which involves paddling a canoe with a single-bladed paddle.

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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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A cleaver is a large knife that varies in its shape but usually resembles a rectangular-bladed hatchet.

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Concept2 is a manufacturer of rowing equipment based in Vermont, USA.

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Coxless four

A coxless four is a rowing boat used in the sport of competitive rowing.

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Croker Oars is an Australian manufacturer of rowing oars that was started by Howard Croker OAM in Sydney, Australia.

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Dick Dreissigacker

Richard Alan "Dick" Dreissigacker (born March 26, 1947 in New Haven, Connecticut) is a former American Olympic rower and a founder of Concept2, a manufacturer of rowing equipment.

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Drag (physics)

In fluid dynamics, drag (sometimes called air resistance, a type of friction, or fluid resistance, another type of friction or fluid friction) is a force acting opposite to the relative motion of any object moving with respect to a surrounding fluid.

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In mathematics, an ellipse is a curve in a plane surrounding two focal points such that the sum of the distances to the two focal points is constant for every point on the curve.

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European Rowing Championships

The European Rowing Championships is an international Rowing regatta organised by FISA (the International Rowing Federation) for European rowing nations, plus Israel which, though not a member of the European federation is treated as a European nation for competition purposes.

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F Collar

Collars Oars is a UK, Oxford based business specialising in producing hand crafted wooden yacht masts, wooden oars and spars.

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Kayaking is the use of a kayak for moving across water.

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The kilogram or kilogramme (symbol: kg) is the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI), and is defined as being equal to the mass of the International Prototype of the Kilogram (IPK, also known as "Le Grand K" or "Big K"), a cylinder of platinum-iridium alloy stored by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures at Saint-Cloud, France.

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A lever is a simple machine consisting of a beam or rigid rod pivoted at a fixed hinge, or fulcrum.

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List of rowing blades

This is a list of blades of national teams, rowing clubs, schools and universities.

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Mâcon, historically anglicized as Mascon, is a small city in east-central France.

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An oar is an implement used for water-borne propulsion.

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An outrigger is a projecting structure on a boat, with specific meaning depending on types of vessel.

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A paddle is a tool used for pushing against liquids, either as a form of propulsion in a boat or as an implement for mixing.

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Pete Dreissigacker

Pete Dreissigacker is a founder of Concept2, a manufacturer of rowing equipment and indoor rowers, also known as ergs.

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Racing shell

In watercraft, a racing shell (also referred to as just a fine boat (UK) or just shell) is an extremely narrow, and often comparatively long, rowing boat specifically designed for racing or exercise.

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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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A rowlock, sometimes spur (due to the similarity in shape and size), oarlock (USA) or gate (Australia) is a brace that attaches an oar to a boat.

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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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Symmetry (from Greek συμμετρία symmetria "agreement in dimensions, due proportion, arrangement") in everyday language refers to a sense of harmonious and beautiful proportion and balance.

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West Germany

West Germany is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG; Bundesrepublik Deutschland, BRD) in the period between its creation on 23 May 1949 and German reunification on 3 October 1990.

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

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oar_(sport_rowing)

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