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The Amateurs Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

What are the most important qualities for a rower to have?

What is your favorite type of rowing boat: the single, double, quad or eight? Explain why.

What makes Harry Parker such a great coach?

Which of the men discussed in this book is your favorite? Why is that?

What is the typical differential in timing between a victory and a second place or failure during a high speed trial in this book?

Give your opinion on Bouscaren's special ability and tendency to make special adjustments for each race he is in.

Discuss the fact that Bouscaren tended to lead during the first half of races and Biglow had the reputation of coming on with increasing strength such that he achieved victory in the end.

Do you think it is better to train a rowing crew as a team more intensively and extensively or do you feel...

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