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Megan Kalmoe

 
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minn.
Hometown: St. Croix Falls, Wis.
Current Residence: Princeton, N.J.
Club Affiliations: USRowing Training Center – Princeton, New York Athletic Club
Began Rowing: University of Washington, 2002
Date of Birth: 8/21/83
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 160
High School: St. Croix Falls High School
Undergraduate Education: University of Washington, Latin and English, 2006
Training Location: Princeton, N.J.
Current Coaches: Tom Terhaar, Laurel Korholz
Years on National Team: Seven – 2005, Under 23; 2008-13, Senior

International Results: Finished fifth in the quadruple sculls at the 2013 World Rowing Championships...Finished sixth in the double sculls at the 2013 Samsung World Rowing Cup #3...Won silver in the quadruple sculls at the 2013 Samsung World Cup #1...Won bronze in the quadruple sculls at the 2012 Olympic Games...Took eighth in the quadruple sculls at the 2012 Samsung World Rowing Cup II...Won silver in the quadruple sculls at the 2011 World Rowing Championships...Finished fourth in the quadruple sculls at the 2011 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne...Reached the semifinals of the Princess Grace Cup at the 2011 Henley Royal Regatta...Finished fifth in the quadruple sculls at the 2010 World Rowing Championships...Finished fifth in the double sculls and fifth in the quadruple sculls at the 2010 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne…Finished sixth in the double sculls at the 2009 World Rowing Championships…Won gold in the double sculls and silver in the quadruple sculls at the 2009 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne…Finished fifth in the double sculls at the 2008 Olympic Games...Finished fourth in the double sculls at the 2008 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne...Finished seventh in the double sculls at the 2008 Rowing World Cup stop in Munich...Won gold in the four at the 2005 World Rowing Under 23 Championships.

National Results: Finished third in the single sculls at the 2013 National Selection Regatta #1...Finished second in the double sculls at the 2011 National Selection Regatta #2...Finished third in the single sculls at the 2011 National Selection Regatta #1...Finished third in the double sculls at the 2010 National Selection Regattas #2 and #3…Finished fifth in the single sculls at the 2010 National Selection Regatta #1…Won the championship double and the championship four at the 2009 Head of the Charles Regatta…Won bronze in the single sculls at the 2009 USRowing National Championships…Won the double sculls at the 2009 National Selection Regatta #2…Finished fifth in the single sculls at the 2009 National Selection Regatta #1…Won the double sculls at the 2008 National Selection Regatta #2...Finished second in the quadruple sculls and fourth in the double sculls at the 2007 USRowing National Championships...Finished sixth in the double sculls at the 2007 National Selection Regatta #3...Finished ninth in the varsity eight at the 2006 NCAA Championships...Finished 12th in the varsity eight at the 2005 NCAA Championships...Finished sixth in the second varsity eight at the 2004 NCAA Championships...Finished second in the intermediate pair and fourth in the senior pair at the 2004 USRowing National Championships.

Personal: After finishing her rowing career, Megan would like to devote her life to world travel with special emphasis on foreign language acquisition, global parties and festivals, the seven summits, American National Parks and hiking the Triple Crown…She hopes that her experiences as an international competitor for the United States will assist her in implementing the fundamentals of the Olympic Movement in her travels to encourage peace, education, and humanitarianism…Megan writes a blog about her training, travel and competitive experiences at: http://www.megankalmoe.com...Megan enjoys reading, writing, film, horseback riding, cooking, baking, gardening and living green… She one day hopes to be a competitor on her favorite television show, Dancing with the Stars.