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OLYMPIC GAMES. HISTORY OF OLYMPIC GAMES
One of the brightest and most popular events on the planet is the Olympic Games. Any athlete who has managed to climb the podium at the Olympic competitions will receive the status of Olympic champion for life, and his achievements remain in the world history of sports for centuries. Where and how did the Olympics originate and what is their story? Let’s try to briefly understand the history of the occurrence and holding of the Olympic Games. Continue reading
The theme of technical rowing and canoeing always raises lively discussions. In the center of attention – the cycles of movement of the rower in the boat. Why don’t sportsmen with good technique always win? Does the Olympiad winners always have it? From whom to take an example? And finally, what is special to do to gain the glory of the “technical rower”?
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Adam van Coverden on rowing and training
“Everyone has heard about canoes and kayaks, but not everyone knows how we handle them.” Many take years to find their vocation, but not Adam van Koeverden. The goal was right in front of him – written in black and white.
“Future Champions are wanted”
On one of the pages of the local newspaper, the Canadian boy, who was destined to become an Olympic champion, clearly saw a picture from his own future. The attention of his mother was attracted by a small announcement in the next, unremarkable issue of Oakville Beaver. The advertisement promised laurels, glory and a bright future for the new stars in the rowing world and was titled appropriately: “Future Champions Wanted”. Continue reading