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The Amateurs Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 28 - 31 Summary

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Chapters 28 - 31 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 28: Tiff Wood ends up as a spare and suffers through his 3rd Olympics without rowing in any of the races. He puts together a race amongst the international spares. They go ahead and row. Halberstam describes it as odd. The chapter concludes explaining how Tiff Wood dismantles his scull when John Biglow races in the Olympic Games as the single sculler for the American team, a position he won during camp. Chapter 29: Biglow does not win the bronze at the Olympics as he had at the world championships. He is relieved by this, as well as disappointed. He does not intend to ever race again on crew. Coach Harry Parker finds him, and tells the younger man that he feels he rowed well. John Biglow is somewhat surprised by this; he is uncertain of what Parker's attitude will be towards him.

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