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Steve Fairbairn

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Steve Fairbairn

Person  Male  Born 25/8/1862  Died 16/5/1938

Categories: Sport / Games

Countries: Australia

Oarsman and rowing coach. Born Stephen Fairbairn at Toorak, Melbourne, Australia. Studied at Jesus College, Cambridge and was called to the bar in 1886, but did not practise. He rowed in four university boat races, but his fame rests on his method of training crews to slide in their seats to facilitate leg-drive. Died at the Mostyn Hotel, Portman Square.

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{Medallion on an obelisk, with a portrait:} Steve Fairbairn, 1862 1938. {Pl...

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