Quiz: How Well Do You Know Crew Slang?

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Rowing lingo!

Rowing team quiz. Crew slang quiz. How well do you know crew lingo? Crew and rowing team terms. Guess the rowing term

 Jul 19, 2016
1 of 10Pick your answer!
What is a "racing shell"?
What you wear during a race
An extremely narrow rowing boat
A type of anchor
2 of 10Pick your answer!
A "coxwain" or "cox" is ______.
a crew member responsible for steering and calling the commands
a weight at the front of the boat
a set of two rowers
3 of 10Pick your answer!
"Even pressure" is ______.
a command to apply more pressure to the right side of the boat
to make sure you are sitting still
a command for the rowers to even out the pressure on their strokes
4 of 10Pick your answer!
To "feather" means to ________.
have really terrible weather conditions
fall out of the boat
turn the oar so the blade is parallel to the water
5 of 10Pick your answer!
What does "heads" mean?
Move faster
Heads up, another boat is coming
The team is out of rhythm
6 of 10Pick your answer!
"Slings" are ______.
a broken oar
folding, temporary boat holders
a nickname for the enemy
7 of 10Pick your answer!
What is "prot"?
The back of the boat
A deep part of the water
The right hand side of the boat/shell
8 of 10Pick your answer!
"Starboard" is the _______.
lefthand side of the boat/shell
place where you store safety tools in the shell
9 of 10Pick your answer!
"Power 10" means _______.
a boat can hold a lot of people
10 miles left in the route
to take ten strokes at hard pressure
10 of 10Pick your answer!
What does "shooting the slide" mean?
Perpendicular blades
Someone switches positions with another member
Oarsman’s seat moves toward the bow faster than his/her shoulders
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