What are the basic rules of rowing?
Both athletes have one sweep oar each. Coxless Fours: Like Coxless Pairs, only with four athletes instead of two. Coxed Fours: Like Coxed Pairs, only with four athletes instead of two. Eights: Eight rowers who all have one sweep oar each with the boat steered by a coxswain.
What does U23 mean in rowing?
World Rowing U23 Championships is an international rowing regatta organized by FISA (the International Rowing Federation). Rowers can compete in U23 events until December 31 of the year that they turn 22.
What does U19 mean in rowing?
U19: A Competitor may compete in the U19 category until December 31 of the year of his or her 18th birthday. U17: A Competitor may compete in the U17 category until December 31 of the year of his or her 16th birthday.
What is JV in rowing?
Rowers are eligible to race as novices within 1 year of their first race. Coaches may decide to select novice rowers who are eligible to race Junior Varsity (JV) and Varsity.
What does a yellow card mean in rowing?
A Yellow Card (first warning) Relegation of placement deemed appropriate in accordance to the rules. A Red Card (exclusion from the event) Disqualification. An order to re-row the race.
What happens if you cross lanes in rowing?
Basically, the boat (individual or team event) that crosses the finish line first is declared as the winner in rowing.
What does a cox cry to his rowers?
When you’re about to start rowing from standstill and the cox calls “from frontstops” (or backstops) you should all come forward (or go back) but keep your blades flat until the cox says ‘ready’. On the call of “ready” you all square you blades simultaneously with military precision.
What does S M mean on a rower?
Strokes Per Minute
Dec 01, 2017. On your Performance Monitor, the number in the upper right corner on every workout display is “Strokes Per Minute” (“s/m” or “spm”). Athletes see this number on every stroke, so it must be important.
What does s M mean on a rower?
What does 8+ mean in rowing?
Eight (8+): A shell with 8 rowers. Along with the single scull, it is traditionally considered to be the blue ribbon event.
What does the white flag mean in rowing?
The white flag is used by the race umpire during the race to warn crews for their steering. The Race Umpire raises the White Flag. vertically at first, shouts the crew name. and then points to the direction in which. the crew should move.