What exactly is a coxswain?

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Most people know what rowing is, but not necessarily what it’s all about. Furthermore, most people know what rowers do, but don’t know what a coxswain does. I’ve been a coxswain for 7 years now, and I can’t even count how many times I’ve tried to explain my role on the team. Here’s a little insight on what I really do everyday.

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  1. Sydney, I have always wondered what a coxswain did besides yell at the other rowers haha — This perfectly explained it! Such an exciting sport to get involved with. Also, I love how you included footage of yourself in the boats. Awesome explanation, thanks for sharing! 🙂

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