Sunday, September 10, 2017

Coxswain


The 1936 US Olympic rowing team on the water. The unlikely crew, from the University of Washington, in a stunning upset won the gold in Nazi Germany.  Coxswain, rowing, and Other stories of Olympics. marchmatron.com
The 1936 US Olympic rowing team on the water. The unlikely crew, from the University of Washington, in a stunning upset won the gold in Nazi Germany.  
In competitive rowing, the coxswain is the coach that sits in the boat, calling out pace, adjusting direction, and motivating the rowers.
A member of the Cambridge University’s rowing eight, balances his young son in the rowing boat. 1947-1948 Coxswain, rowing, and Other stories of Olympics. marchmatron.com
A member of the Cambridge University’s rowing eight, balances his young son in the rowing boat. 1947-1948 
During the 1900 Summer Olympics, the Dutch paired rowing crew lost a heat and decided their coxswain was too heavy. They found a French boy in the area who they recruited and subsequently the team won the gold.
Frank Senior, Australian sculler. Rowing and sculling were popular spectator sports. 1890s to 1910s. Coxswain, rowing, and Other stories of Olympics. marchmatron.com
Frank Senior, Australian sculler. Rowing and sculling were popular spectator sports. 1890s to 1910s.
Before the award ceremony, the boy returned to the crowd and his name wasn't recorded.
#Olympics #Gold #Rowing

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Other stories of Olympics:

www.marchmatron.com/2017/07/your-russians-are-missing.html
Your Russians Are Missing

www.marchmatron.com/2017/09/i-was-in-olympics.html
I was in the Olympics?


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