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CLIP 5841

Rowing boat classes used in competitive rowing

Rowing boat classes used in competitive rowing

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Key Info
  • Rowing boat classes used in competitive rowing
  • Duration: 1:33
  • Five-times Olympic champion Sir Steve Redgrave explains the different boat-types used in competitive rowing. All boat classes race the same distance - 2,000 metres. The different classes of sculling and rowing events are explained. This BBC Sport clip was first published on BBC Sport Academy online on 30 May 2008. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Physical Education


    Aquatic Activities

  • Keywords: rowing, sculling, boats, numbers, multiples, races, cox, oars
Ideas for use in class
  • Introduction to rowing and sculling events.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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