It had been 24 years since Germany last won the most significant race in Olympic rowing, so they didn't miss the chance to celebrate.  The German men's eight team tossed coxswain Martin Sauer high in the air and into Dorney Lake after out-dueling Canada, Great Britain and the United States to take gold.

It had been 24 years since Germany last won the most significant race in Olympic rowing, so they didn't miss the chance to celebrate. The German men's eight team tossed coxswain Martin Sauer high in the air and into Dorney Lake after out-dueling Canada, Great Britain and the United States to take gold.

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Best book I have ever read.  A MUST  read!!!!       The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown:  Brown masterfully narrates the tale of the 1936 American Olympic rowing team and their gold medal triumph. He paints a vivid picture of the men in the boat, their world, and their sport. A fascinating glimpse into a bygone era. by Mary Jo...

Best book I have ever read. A MUST read!!!! The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown: Brown masterfully narrates the tale of the 1936 American Olympic rowing team and their gold medal triumph. He paints a vivid picture of the men in the boat, their world, and their sport. A fascinating glimpse into a bygone era. by Mary Jo...

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Katherine Copeland and Sophie Hosking of Great Britain celebrate winning gold in the Lightweight Women's Double Sculls Final on Day 8

Katherine Copeland and Sophie Hosking of Great Britain celebrate winning gold in the Lightweight Women's Double Sculls Final on Day 8

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Team Germany celebrate winning the men's eight Final A by throwing a team mate into the water at Eton Dorney during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 1, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT ROWING) - http://www.PaulFDavis.com/success-speaker (info@PaulFDavis.com)

Team Germany celebrate winning the men's eight Final A by throwing a team mate into the water at Eton Dorney during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 1, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT ROWING) - http://www.PaulFDavis.com/success-speaker (info@PaulFDavis.com)

BBC Sport - Olympics rowing: Glover & Stanning win Gold for Britain! #Olympics #TeamGB #london2012

BBC Sport - Olympics rowing: Glover & Stanning win Gold for Britain! #Olympics #TeamGB #london2012

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great britain rowing team

great britain rowing team

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