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…

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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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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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Without a motor

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 been waiting for a new one to be built. And nothing has changed.
Summer Olympics in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is one of the most beautiful cities in our country, the “sea capital”, which is rightly proud of its atmosphere, culture and architecture.

It was here in 1864 that the first rowing club in Russia appeared, and professional rowing was born. Continue reading

Kayaking is also a sport.

“Silent hunting” in our time is gaining momentum, according to experts. What kind of trophy is dreaming and what kind of boat does one who is ready to wait for the fish of his dream prefer?
More than just fishing

On the boat you can retire to the quiet world of nature. Animals do not scatter through the bushes, as happens because of the noise of motorboats, but on the contrary, shows curiosity. Continue reading

Cherche la femme. Try - catch up!
Who said that the girls are weak and bring trouble to the ship? Superstition and sea nonsense! The girl in the boat - to the platonic love, and the junior…

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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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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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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…

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