18 Things Only Rowers Understand


We’ve all endured the same grueling training sessions and early morning starts.

Unless it means that you end up swimming with them.

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And that throwing the smallest person on your team into a freezing river by way of a victory celebration is perfectly normal.

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You've had so many blisters on your hands you can't remember what smooth skin feels like.

And you feel secretly proud of yourself that you keep on powering through, anyway.

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People often ask you whether rowing is a

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