The Face of Women’s Sports?

I recently had the opportunity to contribute to an espnW roundtable discussing the topic of "who is the face of women's sports today?" Personally, it was an interesting exercise and I enjoyed seeing what some of the other contributors had to say on it. As I said in my short submission, I love that we can debate on selecting just …

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erGOALS…

I have always encouraged others to make sure they take a moment to enjoy the small successes achieved along the way in working toward the larger goal. The road to reaching any accomplishment--whether it's publishing your thesis or dissertation, finishing a long-range project at work, to training to be an elite rower--is long, difficult and inevitably …

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Feel-Good Junkie

5am. I woke up pretty tired this morning. Not unbearably tired, but enough to make me bury my head in the pillow and hit the snooze button for an extra 15 minutes or so. Living in an old Connecticut-house-turned-apartment (with crappy insulation that fails to keep out the frigid New England air), averaging maybe 5-6 hours of sleep a night, and …

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6.5 hours, 363 miles, 32 days later…

It's been just over a month since I took the nervous drive from West Hartford, Connecticut south to Princeton, New Jersey to attend the USRowing Identification Camp held in November. That weekend was a pivotal moment in this rowing journey I've embarked upon. I was the oldest out of the 40-45 attendees (many of whom were …

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“Click Here to Register for Rowing”

That is literally how this all began. I Googled "rowing+Hartford" and came across Riverfront Recapture. Therein began a journey that quickly turned my life upside down--or right-side up--depending on your perspective. To be fair, my interest in rowing was born quite sometime earlier, 4-5 years to be more exact. I attended the wonderful and prestigious University of Virginia …

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