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Contents March 2012
Bumps racing > Coaching advice > Women’s Boat Race
Issue #59 March 2012 | £3.00
You may be physically suited to a particular seat, but do you have the personality for it too?
2012 WALLPLANNER INSIDE!
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ROWING THE ATLANTIC
THE RECORDS, THE ROUTES
On the cover: ‘Charmed Life’ during the 2005 Atlantic Rowing Race. Turn to page 42 to read more about Atlantic rowing Photo: Dan Byles MP
Contents: A Newark Rowing Club sculler returns to base Photo: Gerard Brown
05 News 18 Tributes 20 Son of Alf 22 Women’s Boat Race 27 Schools’ Head Preview 32 Katherine Grainger 36 Bumps Racing 42 Atlantic Rowing 49 Olympic Profile 54 Gear – Core Aids 57 Coaching Section 58 Strength Training 60 Technique 62 The Cox Box 64 Nutrition: On a plate 67 Nutrition Guide 71 History 72 2012 Calendar
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