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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Two in a canoe: $ 20 fine
The appearance in America of the first recreational canoe caused a stir among the youth. The police had to patrol urban waters and issue fines for couples for indecent behavior.…

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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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One of the rowers

Fill the board. Symmetry around us

At dawn, there is an hour when the surface of the water on the lake is absolutely still. Cutting the mirror with the bow of the boat is pleasure! If you do not row and look at the picture, then you will make a couple of interesting discoveries.
The symmetry on the water surface, an unusually pleasant to the eye, seems truly poetic to those who appreciate such a view of things. Continue reading

Adam van Koeverden: scammers have no excuses

A recent article about a baseball player who admits to doping has outraged Adam van Koeverden. The famous rower dotted all the “i” and explained why you can not put up with breaking the rules.

In early November, an article by Kesel Kelly was published in the Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail. In it, the journalist tried to justify one of the most successful professional American baseball players, Alex Rodriguez, who was recently disqualified for doping. Kelly believes that the audience wants to see, and they do not care if the athlete is honest or resorts to tricks. Continue reading

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 – before and after the war.
In the south-east of Abkhazia, almost at the very border with Georgia, lies the Gali reservoir. It is surrounded by picturesque mountains and is so large that it is called the sea. The Gali Sea is as beautiful as the famous Ritsa Lake, only on the shores you will not find any cafes, boats or tourists.
In the Soviet period, on the Inguri River, cascade hydroelectric power stations were built, with a capacity of more than one and a half million kilowatts. Today, only a few blocks are functioning, but they uninterruptedly provide Abkhazia and Western Georgia with energy. Continue reading

CHILDREN HARDENING, STRAINING OF SMALL CHILDREN
Baby hardening is especially important for toddlers of infants and debilitated children (premature, suffering from hypotrophy, rickets, diathesis, or other allergic diseases). Child hardening is based on the property of…

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Parents: how to instill in the child a love for sport
- The desire to start playing sports can not occur in a child by itself. Something should captivate the kid: the older brother's story about training, watching interesting sports programs…

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What to do when a sports career is over?
Olympic career is short-lived. When it comes to an end, it becomes important whether you have a job, a job, a profession, to which you can return to another -…

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WHAT DO I NEED TO TAKE WITH YOURSELF IN THE POOL?
What you need and even need to take with you to the pool? This question arises for all those who have decided to seriously engage in swimming. In this article…

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