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Back by popular demand the complete fascinating history and detailed guide to the grand sport of crew.
One of the world's most popular outdoor fitness activities, rowing is also a sport with a romantic and alluring history. Experienced rower and journalist David Churbuck takes the reader through a colorful history from rowing's beginnings as a team sport on England's Thames to its pinnacle at the Olympic games. Gorgeously illustrated with over 60 black-and-white photographs and drawings, this attractive large-format book is perfect for the experienced rower and will also inspire anyone interested in exploring the thrill of rowing.
"Stands alone in the current market as an omnibus reference to the sport." Row Magazine
"Churbuck celebrates the value of rowing for exercise, for sport, and for sheer pleasure of a difficult accomplishment he presents the entire picture." Library Journal
D.C. Churbuck attended Yale University, where he was on the varsity heavyweight crew. He is a journalist who lives in Plymouth, Massachusetts, and now rows with the Union Boat Club, in Boston.