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The Amateurs Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 19, 20 & 21 Summary

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Chapters 19, 20 & 21 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 19: Tiff Wood, having only recently won the bronze medal in world championships, is now in danger of not even finding a place on one of the Olympic sculls. Tiff Wood has great faith in his coach Harry Parker but his rage is growing as he faces this difficult challenge of trying to get a position on the Olympic team. Chapter 20: Paul Enquist is mellow and humble with respect to the temperaments of rowers in general. Halberstam tells the background story of this rower. Enquist tries rowing at the University of Washington. He is not very good. He wants to do it anyway, so he does. He is permitted to train around the women's team. The first year, the majority of the women on the team beat him; this is mainly because they have good form and he is rather weak. In this context, his...

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