Seattle, Wash. Hometown: Hanover, N.H.
Current Residence: Princeton, N.J.
Club Affiliation: United States Training Center – Princeton
Began Rowing: 2009, Princeton University
Date of Birth: 7/3/91
High School: Hanover High School
Undergraduate Education: Princeton University, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 2013
Training Location: Princeton, N.J.
Current Coach: Tom Terhaar
National Teams: Five – 2011-12, Under 23; 2013-15, Senior
International Results: Won gold in the eight at the 2015 World Rowing Championships…Won gold in the eight and finished fifth in the four at the 2015 World Rowing Cup 2…Won gold in the eight at the 2014 World Rowing Championships…Represented the United States at the 2013 World Rowing Championships...Won gold and set a world record (5:54.16) in the final in the eight at the 2013 World Rowing Cup 3...Won gold in the eight at the 2012 World Rowing Under 23 Championships...Won bronze in the eight at the 2011 World Rowing Under 23 Championships.
National Results: Finished sixth in the pair at the 2015 National Selection Regatta 1…Finished fourth in the pair at the 2014 National Selection Regatta 2...Finished fourth in the varsity eight at the 2012 NCAA Championships…Won the varsity eight at the 2011 NCAA Championships…Won the varsity eight at the 2011 Eastern Women’s Sprints. Personal: Heidi enjoys horseback riding, painting, gardening, baking gingerbread houses, hiking, languages, reading travel guidebooks and cross-country skiing…Heidi was named the C. Otto von Kienbusch Sportswoman of the Year by the Princeton Athletic DepartmentHeidi’s awards include 2012 Academic All-American, 2012 First Team All-American, 2012 Academic All-Ivy, 2012 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete, 2012 CRCA First Team Mid-Atlantic Region, 2011 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete, and 2011 First Team All-Ivy…Heidi’s most memorable athletic achievement was winning the 2011 Eastern Women’s Sprints and lining up against the U.S. women’s eight at the Henley Royal Regatta…The most influential people in her athletic career are Princeton coaches Lori Dauphiny and Kristin Haraldsdottir.
Features and Videos:
- Row To Rio. Meet the Athletes - Heidi Robbins (September 15, 2015)