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Nick LaCava

LaCavaNick LaCava

Lightweight Men’s Four

Birthplace: Weston, Conn.

Hometown: Weston, Conn.

Current Residence: Oklahoma City, Okla.

Club Affiliation: USRowing Training Center - Oklahoma City

Began Rowing: Saugatuck Rowing Club, 2000

Date of Birth: 10/24/86

Height: 6'3"

Weight: 160

High School: Phillips Exeter Academy, 2005

Undergraduate Education: Columbia University, Economics, 2009

Occupation: Self-employed

Employer: Chocomize.com

Current Coaches: Scott Alwin, Bryan Volpenhein

Years on National Team: Four – 2009-12, Senior  

International Results: Won the lightweight four at the 2012 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta...Finished fifth in the lightweight eight at the 2011 World Rowing Championships...Finished tenth in the lightweight four at the 2010 World Rowing Championships...Finished 13th in the lightweight four at the 2010 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne…Finished 12th in the lightweight four at the 2009 World Rowing Championships.

National Results: Won the lightweight pair at the 2012 National Selection Regatta #1...Won the lightweight eight at the 2011 Head of the Charles Regatta...Finished third in the lightweight pair at the 2010 National Selection Regatta #2...Won the lightweight pair at the 2010 National Selection Regatta #3…Finished second in the lightweight pair at the 2010 National Selection Regatta #2…Finished fifth in the open pair at the 2010 National Selection Regatta #1…Finished seventh in the lightweight eight at the 2009 IRA Championships…Finished seventh in the lightweight eight at the 2009 Eastern Sprints…Finished fourth in the lightweight division at the 2009 C.R.A.S.H.-B. World Indoor Rowing Championships…Won the lightweight division at the 2008 C.R.A.S.H.-B. World Indoor Rowing Championships.

Personal: Nick is a co-founder of Chocomize (http://www.chocomize.com), the first American chocolate company where people can choose the ingredients for their own chocolate bar…He is also a huge Harry Potter fan.