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Brett Newlin

Newlin

Birthplace: Mission Viejo, Calif.
Hometown: Riverton, Wyo.
Current Residence: Chula Vista, Calif.
Club Affiliation: USRowing Training Center
Began Rowing: Michigan State University, 2000
Birthdate: 3/24/82
Height: 6’9”
Weight: 225
High School: Riverton High School, 2000
Undergraduate Education: University of Washington, Computer Engineering, 2005
Training Location: Chula Vista, Calif.
Current Coaches: Tim McLaren, Mike Teti
Years on National Team: Eight – 2005-12, Senior

International Results: Finished fourth in the eight at the 2012 Olympic Games...Won the eight at the 2012 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta...Finished second in the eight at the 2011 E.ON Hanse Canal Cup…Finished fourth in the four at the 2011 World Rowing Championships…Took bronze in the four at the 2011 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne...Reached the final of the Steward's Challenge Cup at the 2011 Henley Royal Regatta...Finished sixth in the eight at the 2010 World Rowing Championships...Finished sixth in the four at the 2010 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne…Won the Steward’s Challenge Cup at the 2010 Henley Royal Regatta…Took silver in the four at the 2010 Rowing World Cup stop in Munich…Finished 13th in the four at the 2009 World Rowing Championships…Took bronze in the four at the 2009 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne… Finished ninth in the four at the 2008 Olympic Games...Took bronze in the four at the 2008 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne...Finished fourth in the eight at the 2007 World Rowing Championships...Finished fourth in the four at the 2006 World Rowing Championships…Took silver in the four with coxswain at the 2005 World Rowing Championships...Won the Ladies Plate Challenge Cup at the 2003 Henley Royal Regatta.

National Results: Finished fourth in the pair at the 2011 National Selection Regatta #2...Won the pair at the 2010 National Selection Regatta #3…Finished third in the pair at the 2010 National Selection Regatta #2…Finished fourth in the pair at the 2010 National Selection Regatta #1…Took silver in the eight at the 2009 USRowing National Championships…Finished second in the pair at the 2009 National Selection Regatta #2… Finished second in the pair at the 2009 National Selection Regatta #1…Won gold in the four with coxswain and took silver in the eight at the 2007 USRowing National Championships...Won the pair at the 2006 National Selection Regattas #2 and #3...Finished second in the varsity eight at the 2004 IRA Championships...Finished second in the varsity eight at the 2003 IRA Championships.

Personal: Brett was named USRowing’s Male Athlete of the Year in 2006…He enjoys movies, brewing beer and rockin’ some karaoke, especially Baby Got Back by Sir Mix-a-Lot…Brett’s favorite movies include Tommy Boy, Office Space, The Rockand pretty much anything with Bill Murray in it…He enjoys classic rock and lists Journey as his favorite band…Brett lists competing in the 2008 Olympic Games as his most memorable sporting achievement…He began rowing after receiving a flyer in his dorm mailbox during his freshman year at Michigan State University…Brett can sleep through anything but the sound of his alarm clock…He swam and ran cross-country in high school…Brett’s website is http://www.brettnewlin.com.