Always had attitude that’s much bigger than your stature? Then Coxing is for you. The Coxswain is the individual who takes on the responsibility for carefully navigating the rowing boat to its destination. The task is however, much more than that. A cox is a leader, motivator, tactician and master of the skill of maneuvering. Cox’s ply their trade on flat water lane racing, in the swirling currents of tidal rivers and the turbulent conditions of coastlines. They range, like rowing athletes, from 9 to 90 and compete from school events to World Championships and the Olympic and Paralympic Games. A bad cox can cost you a race but a good cox often goes unnoticed. You generally hear them before you see them. Dealing with a gusting crosswind on a river estuary in a 16 metre long craft weighing 3/4 of a tonne that’s equipped with a rudder the size of a credit card takes exceptional skill especially when one is mindful of the fact that it costs more than a family sedan.
Selokhu kwathi nhlo, isimo sengqondo lokho ezinkulu okuningi ukwedlula kwesiqu sakho? Bese Coxing ungowenu. I Coxswain kuyinto umuntu ethatha umthwalo lokuzula ngokucophelela esikebheni isikebhe ezindaweni zabo. Lowo msebenzi Nokho, okungaphezu kwalokho. A Ngini ungumholi, lukwazi ukushukumisa ngendlela, onobuciko kanye master ikhono ikhuluma. Cox sika aqhube ibhizinisi yabo phezu flat lane amanzi racing, imisinga ezingqubuzanayo ezaziyaluzisa of imifula olwandle kanye nemibandela yawo ogwini. Isukela, like ukugwedla Abagijimi, kusuka 9 90 uzokwazi kusuka izehlakalo zesikolo World Championships kanye Olympic ne-Paralympic Imidlalo. A Ngini ungasizakala ukhokhe umjaho kodwa Ngini omuhle ngokuvamile singanakwa. Ngokuvamile abazizwanga phambi ongazibona. Ukubhekana a crosswind gusting on esizalweni somfula emfuleni 16 imitha craft eside enesisindo 3/4 a tonne lokho ifakwe ngesiqondiso nenkundla credit card badinga ikhono elingavamile ikakhulukazi uma munye besikhumbula iqiniso lokuthi kubiza engaphezu sedan umndeni.