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How to Win an Olympic Medal Without World-Class Athletic Skills

The rowers who don’t row may seem like the least impressive athletes at the Olympics. But one could be the key to preserving a Team USA dynasty.

Team USA Portraits For Tokyo 2020 Photo by Harry How/Getty Images


The rowers who don’t row may seem like the least impressive athletes at the Olympics. But one could be the key to preserving a Team USA dynasty. Welcome to the strange world of coxswains.

Host: Rodger Sherman
Guest: Katelin Guregian
Associate Producers: Erika Cervantes, Lani Renaldo
Additional Production Supervision: Ben Glicksman, Noah Malale, Arjuna Ramgopal
Fact Checker: Julianna Ress

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