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Men’s Quadruple Sculls
Birthplace: Boston, Mass.
Hometown: Manchester-By-The-Sea, Mass.
Current Residence: San Diego, Calif.
Club Affiliations: Union Boat Club
Began Rowing: Salisbury School, 1999
Date of Birth: 2/17/83
High School: Salisbury School, 2002
Undergraduate Education: University of California at Berkeley, American Studies, 2007
Occupation: Elementary Substitute Teacher
Employer: Chula Vista Elementary School District
Training Location: Chula Vista, Calif.
Current Coaches: Cam Kiosoglous, Tim McLaren
Years on National Team: Four – 2008-10, 2012, Senior
International Results: Finished eighth in the quadruple sculls at the 2010 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne…Finished second in the Queen Mother Challenge Cup at the 2010 Royal Henley Regatta…Finished seventh in the quadruple sculls at the 2010 Rowing World Cup stop in Munich…Finished 12th in the quadruple sculls at the 2009 World Rowing Championships…Finished fourth in the quadruple sculls at the 2009 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne…Finished 12th in the double sculls at the 2008 Olympic Games...Won the Double Sculls Challenge Cup at the 2008 Henley Royal Regatta.
National Results: Finished second in the double sculls at the 2010 National Selection Regatta #3…Won gold in the quadruple sculls at the 2009 USRowing National Championships…Finished second in the double sculls at the 2009 National Selection Regatta #2…Won the double sculls at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Rowing...Won the varsity eight at the 2006 IRA Championships...Won the varsity eight at the 2006 Pacific-10 Championships.
Personal: Elliot enjoys outdoor sports including telemark skiing, golf, surfing, and fly-fishing...After the 2012 Olympic Games, Elliot is considering coaching, teaching and tutoring.