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Anna Goodale

Anna GoodaleAnna Goodale

Women's Eight

Birthplace: Montville, Maine 

Hometown: Camden, Maine 

Current Residence: Princeton, N.J. 

Club Affiliation: USRowing Training Center 

Began Rowing: Syracuse University, 2001 

Date of Birth: 3/18/83 

Height:  6’0” 

Weight: 180 

High School: Camden Hills Regional High School, 2001 

Undergraduate Education: Syracuse University, Illustration, 2005 

Occupation: Freelance Illustrator 

Employer: Self-employed 

Training Location: Princeton, N.J. 

Current Coach: Tom Terhaar 

Years on National Team: Six – 2005-10, Senior 

International Results: Won gold in the eight at the 2009 World Rowing Championships…Won gold in the eight at the 2009 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne…Won gold in the eight at the 2008 Olympic Games...Won gold in the eight at the 2008 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne...Finished sixth in the pair at the 2008 Rowing World Cup stop in Munich...Won gold in the eight at the 2007 World Rowing Championships...Won gold in the eight at the 2007 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne...Finished seventh in the pair at the 2007 Rowing World Cup stop in Linz...Won gold in the eight at the 2006 World Rowing Championships...Won silver in the eight at the 2006 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne...Won the Remenham Cup at the 2006 Henley Royal Regatta...Finished 11th in the pair at the 2006 Rowing World Cup stop in Munich...Finished fourth in the eight at the 2005 World Rowing Championships. 

National Results: Finished fourth in the pair at the 2010 National Selection Regatta #3…Finished sixth in the pair at the 2010 National Selection Regatta #2…Finished second in the championship eight at the 2009 Head of the Charles Regatta…Won gold in the eight at the 2009 USRowing National Championships…Finished second in the pair at the 2008 National Selection Regatta #2...Won gold in the championship eight at the 2007 Head of the Charles...Took silver in the four and finished fourth in the pair at the 2007 USRowing National Championships...Won gold in the championship eight at the 2006 Head of the Charles Regatta...Finished second in the pair at the 2006 USRowing National Selection Regatta #2...Won gold in the championship eight at the 2005 Head of the Charles Regatta...Finished 16th in the varsity eight at the 2005 NCAA Championships...Finished second in the four at the 2004 U.S. Senior and Junior World Championship Trials.

Personal: Anna lists her most memorable sporting achievement as the last 500 meters of her race at the 2007 World Championships…She enjoys being outside, hiking, kayaking, cross-country skiing, dog sledding, camping and adventure…Anna also loves traveling and would like to sail around the world someday…Anna grew up on a sheep farm in Maine and was home-schooled until age nine…Anna did not play organized sports until high school, where she played soccer and basketball… Anna plays the viola…She lists her mother as her personal hero…Anna was a First-Team DI All-American in 2003 and 2005, a Second-Team DI All-American in 2004, and was a National Scholar Athlete, a Big East Academic All-Star and a First-Team Mid-Atlantic Region selection from 2003-2005… An illustration major at Syracuse University, Anna hopes to illustrate children’s books when her rowing career is over, and currently works as a freelance illustrator…Anna’s Web site is http://www.annagoodale.com.