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© Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz 1
Sliding-Seat Rowing
2
Sliding-Seat Rowing
Foot-rest and rigger are stationary, seat slides backwards from the
rower
© Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb ...
3
First perfected on the Hudson River in 1870
© Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz
4
First perfected on the Hudson River in 1870
First used by Yale in 1871
© Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg...
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First perfected on the Hudson River in 1870
First used by Yale in 1871
First used by Cambridge and Oxford in 1873
© Dr K...
6
Advantages – extends the length of the stroke & fully engages the
power of the leg muscles
© Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 201...
7
Disadvantages – momentum is lost as the rower moves forwards at the
end of each stroke, the boat pitches as the centre o...
8
Sliding-Rigger Rowing
© Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz
9
Sliding-Rigger Rowing
Seat is stationary, foot-rest and rigger slide forwards of the rower
© Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 201...
10
Patented in Portland, Maine, in 1877
© Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz
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Patented in Portland, Maine, in 1877
Reappeared in the USA in the 1920’s
© Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbr...
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Patented in Portland, Maine, in 1877
Reappeared in the USA in the 1920’s
Again in the U.K. in the 1950’s
© Dr Kelvyn Yo...
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Patented in Portland, Maine, in 1877
Reappeared in the USA in the 1920’s
Again in the U.K. in the 1950’s
Again in Austr...
14
Advantages – move 8 lbs of rigger and footrest vs 180 lbs of rower,
leaves more power for rowing, no check on momentum,...
15
Disadvantages – none known
© Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz
Sliding-Seat
16
In 1981 Peter Kolbe of Germany won the FISA World Championship
using a sliding-rigger
Sliding-Rigger
© Dr ...
17
The next year in the 1982 World Championships 1st through 5th place
used sliding-rigger boats, the only sliding-seat bo...
18
It is an inherently superior way to row
Sliding-SeatSliding-Rigger
© Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co...
It is an inherently superior way to row
In 1983 it was completely BANNED from competition
19
Sliding-SeatSliding-Rigger
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Resistance to change and sliding seat rowing

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  1. 1. © Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz 1 Sliding-Seat Rowing
  2. 2. 2 Sliding-Seat Rowing Foot-rest and rigger are stationary, seat slides backwards from the rower © Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz
  3. 3. 3 First perfected on the Hudson River in 1870 © Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz
  4. 4. 4 First perfected on the Hudson River in 1870 First used by Yale in 1871 © Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz
  5. 5. 5 First perfected on the Hudson River in 1870 First used by Yale in 1871 First used by Cambridge and Oxford in 1873 © Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz
  6. 6. 6 Advantages – extends the length of the stroke & fully engages the power of the leg muscles © Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz
  7. 7. 7 Disadvantages – momentum is lost as the rower moves forwards at the end of each stroke, the boat pitches as the centre of gravity changes © Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz
  8. 8. 8 Sliding-Rigger Rowing © Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz
  9. 9. 9 Sliding-Rigger Rowing Seat is stationary, foot-rest and rigger slide forwards of the rower © Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz
  10. 10. 10 Patented in Portland, Maine, in 1877 © Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz
  11. 11. 11 Patented in Portland, Maine, in 1877 Reappeared in the USA in the 1920’s © Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz
  12. 12. 12 Patented in Portland, Maine, in 1877 Reappeared in the USA in the 1920’s Again in the U.K. in the 1950’s © Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz
  13. 13. 13 Patented in Portland, Maine, in 1877 Reappeared in the USA in the 1920’s Again in the U.K. in the 1950’s Again in Australia in the 1960’s © Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz
  14. 14. 14 Advantages – move 8 lbs of rigger and footrest vs 180 lbs of rower, leaves more power for rowing, no check on momentum, no pitching © Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz
  15. 15. 15 Disadvantages – none known © Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz
  16. 16. Sliding-Seat 16 In 1981 Peter Kolbe of Germany won the FISA World Championship using a sliding-rigger Sliding-Rigger © Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz
  17. 17. 17 The next year in the 1982 World Championships 1st through 5th place used sliding-rigger boats, the only sliding-seat boat was placed 6th Sliding-SeatSliding-Rigger © Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz
  18. 18. 18 It is an inherently superior way to row Sliding-SeatSliding-Rigger © Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz
  19. 19. It is an inherently superior way to row In 1983 it was completely BANNED from competition 19 Sliding-SeatSliding-Rigger © Dr Kelvyn Youngman, Feb 2016 youngman at dbrmfg.co.nz

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