Frank photoshoot rowers
From time to time, athletes agree to provocative photo shoots and unequivocally demonstrate their excellent physical form. The naked torsos of canoeists, the seductive figures of canoe-makers ... Freedom of…

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Dance Sport. A recognized sport.
The ancient Greeks, the founders of the Olympic movement never shared beauty and strength, art and sport. No wonder the famous philosopher Plato was also an Olympic boxing champion, more…

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Evgeny Korotyshkin - exclusive interview
We present to your attention the most interesting material: an interview with the silver medalist of the Olympic Games, the multiple champion of Russia, Europe and the world in swimming…

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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

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…

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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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Evgeny Korotyshkin - exclusive interview
We present to your attention the most interesting material: an interview with the silver medalist of the Olympic Games, the multiple champion of Russia, Europe and the world in swimming…

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Meldoni: scandals, rumors, investigations
Large-scale scandal associated with meldonium, is gaining momentum. Because of him, Russia has already lost several leading athletes. More than one hundred positive doping samples recorded. On September 30, 2015,…

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