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Technology Behind Rowing Boats (Video)

10th May 2016
Shells, outriggers and oars are all made of carbon fibre in today's ultrafast rowing boats Shells, outriggers and oars are all made of carbon fibre in today's ultrafast rowing boats

With the dress rehearsal last weekend at the European rowing championships in Brandenburg, Germany now over, athletes, including Irish rowers, proved their potential for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this summer using some of the latest rowing boats and equipment.

Did you ever wonder what it takes to make the perfect rowing shell? This rowing technology is explained by Glen Burston (Operation Manager Hudson) and Mark Emke (Head Coach Men Netherlands) in the video below. 

Published in Rowing

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