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Adaptive Four with Coxswain
Birthplace : Oceanside, Calif.
Hometown: Oceanside, Calif.
Current Residence: Vista, Calif.
Club Affiliation: ZLAC Rowing Club
Began Rowing: 2008, ZLAC Rowing Club
Date of Birth: 2/17/94
High School: The Classical Academy High School, Escondido, Calif., 2012
Training Location: San Diego, Calif.
Current Coaches: Dan Putnam, Andrew Kong, Karen Lewis
Years on National Team: Three – 2010-12, Senior
International Results: Finished sixth in the adaptive four at the 2011 World Rowing Championships...Finished sixth in the adaptive four at the 2010 World Rowing Championships.
National Results: Finished first at 2012 USRowing National Championships
Personal: Besides rowing, Eleni enjoys surfing, snowboarding, wakeboarding, biking, and reading…Her most memorable sporting achievement was racing in the ZLAC novice four, in which she finished second at the Long Beach Christmas Regatta and third at the Desert Sprints in Tempe…Eleni has Stardgarts, a degenerative eye disease, and is visually impaired…Eleni lists her friend, Emily Walton, as the most influential person in her sporting career because she inspires Eleni to do her best every time she gets on an erg or on the water…Eleni plans to continue rowing in college and to go to medical school