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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Centurian Wildlife
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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CHOOSING A SPORTS SECTION FOR A CHILD
How to choose a sports section for children? It seems to be not the most difficult question. Adults who think where to send their children to go in for sports…

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Squats are a great example.

Dangerous rowing in Rio de Janeiro

Dead fish, shallowing, whirlpools, algae and viruses … The problems are pouring into the Rodrigue de Freitas lagoon, where the Olympic Games will be held next year.
What measures are being taken by the organizers, and how can participation in competitions for rowers turn out?
The Olympic Committee of Rio de Janeiro refused to conduct tests for the presence of viruses in the waters of the Rodrigou de Freitas lagoon, where the Olympic rowing distance is. Continue reading

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 CanoeSport.
Foreword
One evening I sat on the canal bank and watched the training of four oarsmen. Soon I noticed a man nearby who also followed them closely. Every three or four circles, the rowers approached him and exchanged a couple of phrases. Continue reading

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 a miracle – he was found by local nomads. You would think that the hapless motorcycle racer forever refused to race on the sand? Continue reading

Olympic stamps: rowing in miniatures
Artists paint winning athletes on postage stamps, and collectors are ready to give a lot for a valuable fillsuvenir. If marks are a story, what can you learn about canoeing…

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Recovery rower between starts
Recovery rower between starts One victory is good, but two is even better, but at the same time more difficult. If the finish is conquered twice on the same day,…

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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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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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