The most difficult water sports riddlesSport quiz
How does the crew of the coxless four steer?
scullers pull harder on one side or the other
crew steers through body balance
one of the crew member controls rudder with his foot
there is no steering during race
The rudder cable is attached to the shoe toe of one of the crew members. On international courses, landmarks for steersmen, consisting of two aligned poles, are provided.
Which teams played in the "Blood in the Water" match at the Olympics in Melbourne in 1956?
USA vs Cuba
USA vs USSR
Hungary vs USSR
France vs Algeria
By the start of the Olympics, the 1956 Hungarian Revolution had been suppressed by the Soviets, and many players saw the Olympics as a way to salvage pride for their country. After the extraordinarily violent game, many of Hungary team members sought asylum in the West. Hungary won 4:0.
What is the traditional way of celebrating a win in rowing regatta.
paddles are thrown into into water
paddles are thrown into the air
the coxswain is thrown into the water
whole crew jumps into the water
The coxswain is not just steering, he is also responsible for organisation, tactics, motivation, and safety. In the event of a collision, the coxswain is accountable under maritime law as 'Master of the vessel'
Which sport is this?
Kiteboarding is a surface water sport combining aspects of wakeboarding, snowboarding, windsurfing, surfing, paragliding, skateboarding and sailing into one extreme sport. A kiteboarder harnesses the power of the wind with a large controllable power kite to be propelled across the water on a kiteboard similar to a wakeboard or a small surfboard, with or without footstraps or bindings.
How many paddles does a paddler use in a kayak?
it depends on the type of kayak
All kayaks are propelled by means of a double bladed paddles. There may be single bladed paddles used in case of umiaks, large open sea canoes made by Eskimos.