Rowing originated in England in 1716. It officially became a sport in 1829.
rowing is the propelling of a boat using a fixed oar as a lever. In modern sports, rowers race against each other either as individual or in crews of 2, 4, or 8.
The length of the races for the olympics and the world rowing championship is 1.24 mi (2 km) long, 0.93 mi (1.5 km)- 1.24 mi (2 km) for highschool races on the east coast and 1000 m for masters rowers (older than 27).
In rowing you must stay in your lane but if you go in someone elses lane youre out.
You get first place if you finish the race first. Second in finished second and so on.
They used to use Rowing as a form of transportation now people just row for fun.
The different leagues for rowing are Olympics, universities, high schools, and individually.
For the sport the basic materials you'll need are a shell, blade, bow, bow ball, boot, button.
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