USRowing Announces 2014 Under 23 National Team
July 11, 2014
Members of the 2014 Under 23 Team participated in a Fourth of July Parade in Orinda, Calif. Photo by Anne Rauschert.
PRINCETON, N.J. – The United States Rowing Association today announced the 59-member 2014 Under 23 National Team that will compete at the upcoming 2014 World Rowing Under 23 Championships from July 23-27, in Varese, Italy.
The five-day competition will feature U.S. crews in 20 events including the men’s and women’s single sculls, lightweight men’s and women’s single sculls, men’s and women’s double sculls, lightweight men’s and women’s double sculls, men’s and women’s quadruple sculls, lightweight women’s quadruple sculls, men’s and women’s pair, lightweight men’s pair, men’s and women’s four, lightweight men’s four, men’s four with coxswain, and men’s and women’s eight.
Twelve athletes return from the 2013 Under 23 National Team including lightweight single sculler Andrew Campbell
(New Canaan, Conn.), who won the first-ever under 23 gold medal for the U.S. in the event, and two members of the women’s eight that won gold – Erin Boxberger
(Overland Park, Kan.) and Corinne Schoeller
(Palm Beach, Fla.). The U.S. also won silver in the men’s eight and bronze in the men’s four at the 2013 World Rowing Under 23 Championships in Linz, Austria.
Complete press coverage, athlete bios and links to event information can be found at www.usrowing.org and www.worldrowing.com.
2014 World Rowing Under 23 Championship Roster About USRowing
USRowing is a nonprofit organization recognized by the United States Olympic Committee as the governing body for the sport of rowing in the United States. USRowing has 75,000 individual members and 1,200 member organizations, offering rowing programs for all. USRowing’s official suppliers include Concept 2, Croker Oars, JanSport, Nielsen Kellerman, Vespoli and WinTech. USRowing also receives generous support from the National Rowing Foundation and its corporate sponsors and partners: ANXeBusiness Corp, Boathouse Sports, Connect-A-Dock, EMCVenues, JP Crickets, Ludus Tours and Rudy Project. The USRowing National Team program relies on strong partnerships to enable continued success. New opportunities exist to support the teams through the next quadrennial, culminating with the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. America Rows, which supports diversity in rowing and the USRowing Para-rowing programs, also benefits from corporate support.
Additional information may be found at www.usrowing.org
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