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Kristin Hedstrom

Kristin Hedstrom
Lightweight Women’s Quadruple Sculls

Birthplace: Boston, Mass.
Hometown: Concord, Mass.
Current Residence: Oakland, Calif.
Club Affiliation: California Rowing Club
Began Rowing: Community Rowing, Inc., 2000
Date of Birth: 5/14/86
Height: 5’6”
Weight: 123
High School: Concord-Carlisle High School, 2004
Undergraduate Education: University of Wisconsin, Business Management, 2008
Training Locations: Madison, Wis., Oakland, Calif.
Current Coaches: Erik Miller, Dave O'Neill, Bernhard Stomporowski
Years on National Team: Eight – 2007-08, Under 23; 2009-14, Senior

International Results: Finished seventh in the lightweight quadruple sculls at the 2014 World Rowing Championships...Won silver in the lightweight double sculls at the 2013 World Rowing Championships...Won silver in the lightweight double sculls at the 2013 Samsung World Rowing Cup #3...Finished 11th in the lightweight double sculls at the 2012 Olympic Games...Finished fourth in the lightweight double sculls at the 2012 Samsung World Cup Rowing #2...Finished sixth in the lightweight double sculls at the 2012 Samsung World Rowing Cup #1...Finished fourth in the lightweight double sculls at the 2011 World Rowing Championships...Won the 2011 Overall Rowing World Cup in the lightweight double sculls…Took bronze in the lightweight double sculls at the 2011 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne...Won the lightweight double sculls at the 2011 Rowing World Cup stop in Hamburg...Took bronze in the lightweight double sculls at the 2011 Rowing World Cup stop in Munich...Took silver in the lightweight quadruple sculls at the 2010 World Rowing Championships...Finished 11th in the lightweight double sculls at the 2009 World Rowing Championships…Finished seventh in the lightweight double sculls at the 2009 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne…Finished 12th in the lightweight double sculls at the 2008 World Rowing Under 23 Championships…Finished 16th in the lightweight double sculls at the 2007 World Rowing Under 23 Championships.

National Results: Finished second in the lightweight double sculls at the 2014 Senior II World Championships Trials...Won the lightweight double sculls at the 2013 National Selection Regatta #2...Finished second in the lightweight single sculls at the 2013 National Selection Regatta #1...Won the lightweight double sculls at the 2012 National Selection Regatta #2...Won the lightweight single at the 2011 Head of the Charles Regatta...Won the lightweight double sculls at the 2011 National Selection Regatta #2...Finished second in the lightweight single sculls at the 2011 National Selection Regatta #1...Won the lightweight quadruple sculls at the 2010 World Rowing Championship Trials…Won gold in the lightweight single sculls and lightweight double sculls at the 2010 USRowing National Championships…Finished third in the lightweight double sculls at the 2010 National Selection Regatta #2…Won the lightweight single sculls at the 2009 Head of the Charles…Won gold in the lightweight double sculls and lightweight quadruple sculls at the 2009 USRowing National Championships…Finished second in the lightweight double sculls at the 2009 National Selection Regatta #2…Won the lightweight double sculls at the 2009 National Selection Regatta #1…Won gold in the lightweight eight at the 2006, 2007, and 2008 Eastern Sprints...Won gold in the lightweight eight at the 2006 and 2008 IRA Championships.

Personal: Kristin enjoys being outside and chose rowing because she likes being on the water…In her spare time, she likes going to the beach, eating and hanging out with friends…She lists her high school coach, Ethan Curren, and her college coach, Erik Miller, as the most influential people in her sporting career because they encouraged her passion for and excitement about rowing.

News/Features:

Double the Experience

Videos:

An Interview with World Silver Medalists Bertko and Hedstrom