"Analysing Weight Distribution of Finn Sailors. Perhaps we should start with a separate, but very relevant fact: Finn sailors are not fat sailors. This may have been true in the past, and may well be true of some ‘older’ Finn sailors, but once you get to the top end of the fleet, it is far from the case, with top-level sailors exhibiting physical fitness indicators comparable with professional rowers, runners and cyclists. The free pumping in the boat, and the training for that, has transformed the physiques of the sailors into perfect power athletes. You would be hard pressed to find a group of fitter and stronger athletes in any sport."
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Sailing Greetings Torsten Jarnstam / SWE 111
Chairman of the Swedish Finn Association
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