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Stroke (rowing)

Index Stroke (rowing)

In rowing, stroke is the action of propelling the boat with oars, and also a rower seated closest to the stern of the boat. [1]

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Boat positions

In the sport of rowing, each rower is numbered by boat position in ascending order from the bow to the stern (with the exception of single sculls).

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Bow (rowing)

In rowing, the "bow" or sometimes "bows" of a boat is the forward part of the hull, the point that is most forward when the vessel is underway.

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Cornish pilot gig

The Cornish pilot gig is a six-oared rowing boat, built of Cornish narrow leaf elm, long with a beam of.

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Dudley Storey

Dudley Leonard Storey (27 November 1939 – 6 March 2017) was a New Zealand rower who won two Olympic medals.

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Edwin Brickwood

Edwin Dampier Brickwood (1 December 1837 – 1906) was a British rower who won the Wingfield Sculls in 1861 and the Diamond Challenge Sculls at Henley Royal Regatta in 1859 and 1862.

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Port and starboard

Port and starboard are nautical and aeronautical terms for left and right, respectively.

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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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The New Zealand Herald

The New Zealand Herald is a daily newspaper published in Auckland, New Zealand, owned by New Zealand Media and Entertainment.

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References

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

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