About Damn Time: The 2017 World Rowing Championships

It has been over a year since I last posted on the night of the 2016 Summer Olympics Opening Ceremonies. A lot--a whole lot--has happened since then. The abbreviated version: We finished 6th in the world in Rio after beating out two-time World Champions and Olympic gold medal favorites, New Zealand by 0.05 seconds in …

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2015 World Championships Recap

To say the least, the 2015 World Championships was an incredibly challenging regatta for Ellen and me--emotionally, mentally and physically. It was not the overall outcome we wanted nor expected, but at the end of the day, we got Olympic qualification for the women's double taken care of (mini fist pump) and that was the …

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2014 World Rowing Championships Recap

It’s been nearly three weeks since we returned to the United States from the 2014 World Rowing Championships held on the windy Bosbaan in Amsterdam. It goes without saying this blog update is a bit overdue. It was actually only a week ago that I finally navigated the World Rowing website to find our Women’s …

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2014 National Selection Regatta II Recap

Last weekend concluded the 2014 series of USRowing National Selection Regattas (NSR) I and II. Held on Mercer Lake in Princeton, New Jersey, the NSRs provide opportunities for athletes to take the first step toward making the United States National Senior Team. The winning women’s and men’s crews of the pair, single, double sculls and …

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