ROWING RUMORS & GOSSIP

On Tap with Glenn Ochal ’08

Olympic bronze medalist Glenn Ochal ’08 will be rowing for the U.S. men’s eights boat at the summer Olympic Games in Rio this year. The Daily Princetonian sat down with the University’s former lightweight crew coach to discuss rowing, his time at the University and his expectations for Rio.  Daily Princetonian: What is your favorite thing about rowing? Glenn Ochal...
Via The Daily Princetonian
5 days ago  |  Discuss

On Tap with Gevvie Stone ’07

American rower Gevvie Stone ’07 will be competing in the single sculls at the Olympic Games once again this summer. After a seventh place finish in the single sculls at the 2012 Games, Stone continued to row and most recently won a silver medal in the single sculls at the 2016 World Rowing Cup II. The Daily Princetonian sat down with her to discuss her personal and professional...
Via The Daily Princetonian
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nase, Prendes, Wilkinson Round Out Rowing Olympians; Barakso Named Alternate

Men's lightweight alumni Tyler Nase '13 and Robin Prendes '11, along with women's open standout Lauren Wilkinson '11, will be joining Kate Bertko '06, Gevvie Stone '07, and Glenn Ochal '08 in Rio next month for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Via GoPrincetonTigers.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

British rower Grainger seeks medal at fifth straight Olympics

LONDON (AP) British rower Katherine Grainger will attempt to win a medal for a fifth straight Olympics after being selected in her country's team for the Rio de Janeiro Games. The 40-year-old Grainger will partner Victoria Thornley in the double sculls in Rio. Grainger is the defending champion in the discipline, having won gold with Anna Watkins in the London Olympics in 2012 to...
Via CSN Chicago
29 days ago

Glenn Ochal '08 Leads USA M8+ To Qualifying Win, Will Return To Olympics

Glenn Ochal '08, a bronze medalist with the USA M4+ at the 2012 London Games, will be seeking gold this summer in Rio with the USA M8+, an honor the boat earned Tuesday when it won the final Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne, Switzerland.
Via GoPrincetonTigers.com
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Wales selects James, Tipuric against Ireland in Six Nations

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) Wales has selected winger Tom James for the first time in more than five years and preferred Justin Tipuric to Dan Lydiate in the back row for the Six Nations game against Ireland on Sunday. Jonathan Davies returns from a knee injury that forced him to miss the Rugby World Cup last year, starting at center alongside Jamie Roberts. James' last appearance for...
Via Associated Press
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Campbell, Stone win singles in Head of the Charles

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) Cambridge Boat Club's Andrew Campbell and Gevvie Stone won the men's and women's singles titles Saturday on the first day of the 50th annual Head of the Charles Regatta. The Cambridge Boat Club is the third timing checkpoint on the race course and serves as headquarters for the regatta. Campbell and Stone have trained and lifted weights together. The 22-year...
Via Associated Press
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Olympic rowing champion Tom James retires, won pair of gold medals

Olympic champion Tom James is retiring from rowing to pursue a career as a business consultant. The 29-year-old Briton won gold medals in the men's four at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and at the 2012 London Games during his 10 years in the senior squad. He was also in the British four that set a world best time in Lucerne last year. James says "I feel very, very lucky. London 2012...
Via Associated Press
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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