In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The Sports Council contributed €5,000 towards the cost of sending rowers and coxes to these championships.
- Not all the shorties want to be jockeys and coxes!
- The Rowing Council are sponsoring three seminars educating coxes about the racing line on the Championship course.
- The diminutive Moynihan picked up an Olympic silver as a rowing cox in 1980.
- I would never have become a cox if I had grown to the height of my brother.
- The cox aims to use their rudder as little as possible.
- The cox gave the sprint call earlier than planned to get away from the Chinese.
- France's cox goes in the drink after winning the lightweight eight.
- And Aitkin seems to be destined to be our cox, in a strange reversal of tradition.
- ‘Our cox was spending most of her time bailing us out,’ said Susannah.
- In total, over 100 coxes, coaches and club representatives attended the two sessions.
- In return the cox steered and motivated the crew.
- The cox's shouts of ‘hold it up’ and ‘pull hard’ resonated clearly in my ears.
- Only two coxes have not already represented their country at senior level.
- In sweep rowing events, the rower nearest the cox - the stroke - is vital as they set the rhythm of the boat.
- The responsibilities of the cox are emphasised together with the responsibilities of clubs to coach steering and navigation.
- Aseer's team consisted of four oarsmen and a cox.
- Of course, the whole problem could be avoided if the rowers would just keep their eyes on the cox.
- Hodge's position in the eight-man crew was as stroke man, opposite the cox.
- Rowing conditions were perfect in particular for coxes who have to manoeuvre the course with care and skill.
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