Interesting facts about the Dakar Rally
The organizer of the legendary Paris-Dakar auto marathon is the French motorcyclist Thierry Sabin. In 1977, the 28-year-old adventurer lost his way in the African desert Tenere. He survived by…

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St. Petersburg rowers do not have enough water
Paradox: in the "city on the water" athletes have nowhere to row. The existing channel is not suitable for competition, and for 20 years the rowers of St. Petersburg have…

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Tips for the future world rowing champion
Tips for the future world champion in rowing. (2 part) Competitions are your finest hour, a chance to show yourself and everyone around you what you are capable of. And…

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WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES. HISTORY, SPORTS

Winter Olympics – competitions of athletes from all over the world in regulated winter sports. Such competitions, like the Summer Games, are held under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee.

The first competitions, which soon began to magnify the Olympics, took place in the small French town of Chamonix in early 1924 – it was from there that the development of the “white” Games originated. Initially, the Olympic Games were held in pairs (summer and winter in one year), but in 1994 it was decided to shift the interval for holding the Games by two years. Continue reading

DOPING IN SPORT

Doping is a special medication used by athletes to forcibly improve the performance of the body during competitive activity or during the training process. The nature of a particular doping affects the sport for which it is intended. In general, the pharmacological effects of these drugs may be completely opposite. As a rule, the appointment of doping occurs in a course, but often there are cases of a single use. It all depends on the tasks, as well as the mechanism of action of a particular drug substance. Continue reading

Main characteristics of rowing technique

Be aware, feel the technique in theory. We will try to deal with the main points of rowing sports, in all their diversity. Rowing technique – a set of expediently organized motor actions of the rower, ensuring the forward movement of the boat and its retention on a given course.

Rowing sports, in all their diversity, such as rowing and canoeing, academic and popular rowing, rowing on dray and dragon boats, etc., belong to the group of cyclical sports. The movement of an athlete in these types is a chain of tens, hundreds and even thousands of relatively complete, similar and repetitive links – cycles of movement. Continue reading

Rowing technique!
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…

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Trip to the Gali Sea in Abkhazia
Olga Fedorovna and Leonid Petrovich Medvedev visited a base that was once a center for training Soviet rowers, and now is a sad sight. In the material two videos -…

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Ida go karting!
Labor days stretch and stretch, and do the weekends fly by completely unnoticed? How long has something bright and memorable happened in your life? Or maybe it’s worth changing your…

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The art of being a coach. Profession nuances
We bring to your attention a chapter from the “Handbook on rowing and canoeing”, written in 2002 by the trainers of the British Canoe Union. Useful reading - only at…

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