Y: Hi, 大家好。我是杨晨。
P: And I'm Patrick. So, today Yang Chen we are going to be introducing everyone to this sport...
(Sound effect of rowing)
P: it's called crew.
Y: That's right. Crew 也叫 rowing，就是划艇运动。
P: Crew or rowing is a sport with an ancient history, but the first races took place in England.
(God Save the Queen music).
Y: 最早的Crew 比赛开始于英国，在牛津这些英国大学非常流行。不过划艇也是美国大学校园历史最悠久的一项体育活动。
P: Crew involves teams of 2, 4 or 8 rowers in a row boat called a shell.
Y: 划艇用的船叫做 shell。这是一项集体运动，有两人，也有四人或八人一组的。
P:A shell can be very long. A shell for a team of eight rowers is about 60 feet long!
Y: Whoa, 60 feet，那就等于是18米多！
P: To row a boat that long requires a lot of upper body strength and endurance.
Y: Upper body strength 上半身要有力气，尤其是臂力。Look at my muscles, Patrick.
P: Very impressive. I think you should take up the sport of crew or rowing and maybe someday you can participate in the Olympic games.
Y: Nah. 我虽然有Upper body strength，但是endurance耐力不够。Hmm，I could use some exercise.
P: What do you say we head to the gym and do some serious rowing?
Y: Let's go!