What can we learn from the studies done on other sports like running, and how does this potentially apply to rowing? We see crews that bolt out of the start and hold a fast pace all the way (Aussie Men’s 4-) and the Kiwi Pair that settle into a relentless pace and simply grind through…

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Original article By Alex Hutchinson, New Yorker Magazine, December 12, 2014 Roger Bannister at the end of his record-breaking mile run at Oxford, in 1954. Photograph by Norman Potter When, on a blustery day in Oxford in 1954, Roger Bannister ran the first sub-four-minute mile, measuring out the full capacity of his lungs and legs…

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