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Rowing

Rowers in sliding seat boats harness the power of their legs by pushing against a fixed foot brace and sliding on tracks on their seats as they drive the oars through the water. Sculling boats can be rowed by one (single), two (double), or four (quad). Sweep boats, commonly called crew boats, are called “pairs” if rowed by two, “fours” […]

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Who benefits from river access?

Wanderers, voters, birders, swimmers (sometimes unintentionally!) Cyclists, community leaders, water contemplators, kids! Picnickers, collegiate competitors, friends, mud-lovers, tide observers. Rowers, ecologists & biologists, canoeists, businesspeople. Hikers, fishermen and women, homeowners, kayakers, environmental advocates, fitness enthusiasts. Naturalists, coaches, photographers… and what about you?