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Grinding The Gyrs

Photography RED BULL

Lightweight racing is dead – and the Swiss are to blame.

Re-read that. Soak it in. If you need context, take a look at the A-Final of the Lightweight Men’s four at the 2015 World Rowing Championships. Lightweight racing is a balancing act – the finest physical margins are made to meet in matrimony and athletes depend on their technical prowess over any pre-conceptions of rowing as an exercise in chest-beating. This leads to fantastic racing, which often requires the use of technology to determine a winner from a loser as the crews cross the finish line.

For many, the flagship lightweight event is the four. Gladiatorial in its dynamic and brutal in its execution, the greats of the sport have all graced its illustrious stage – the Danish, the British and the South Africans to name but a few.

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