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Men’s Quadruple Sculls
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
Current Residence: Cincinnati, Ohio
Club Affiliations: Craftsbury Sculling Center, Bantam Boat Club
Began Rowing: 1999 – Cincinnati Country Day School
Date of Birth: 10/25/84
High School: Cincinnati Country Day School
Undergraduate Education: Trinity College, Economics, 2007
Occupation: Coach, Trinity College
Training Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Current Coaches: Dan Roock, Harry Graves
National Teams: Five – 2006, Under 23; 2009, 2011-12, 2014, Senior
International Results: Finished eighth in the quadruple sculls at the 2014 World Rowing Championships...Won bronze in the quadruple sculls at the 2014 World Rowing Cup III…Finished 13th in the quadruple sculls at the 2012 Olympic Games…Finished 16th in the double sculls at the 2011 World Rowing Championships…Finished 16th in the double sculls at the 2009 World Rowing Championships…Finished 14th in the quadruple sculls at the 2006 World Rowing Under 23 Championships…Won the Temple Challenge Cup at the 2005 Henley Royal Regatta…Was a semifinalist in the double sculls at the 2004 Henley Royal Regatta.
National Results: Won the quadruple sculls at the 2014 Senior I World Championship Trials…Finished third in the double sculls at the 2012 National Selection Regatta#2...Won the double sculls at the 2011 World Championships Trials...Won the double sculls at the 2009 World Championships Trials…Won the championship double at the 2008 Head of the Charles…Finished second in the double sculls at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials – Rowing…Finished third in the single sculls at the 2008 National Selection Regatta #1…Won gold in the varsity eight at the 2006 ECAC Championships…Won gold in the collegiate eight at the 2005 Head of the Charles Regatta…Won gold in the double sculls at the 2005 USRowing National Championships…Won gold in the open eight at the 2005 San Diego Crew Classic…Won gold in the collegiate eight at the 2004 Head of the Charles Regatta…Won gold in the freshman eight at the 2004 ECAC Championships…Finished third in the four with coxswain at the 2003 USRowing Youth Invitational.
Personal: Peter lists his most memorable sporting achievement as winning the Temple Challenge Cup at the 2005 Henley Royal Regatta. In addition to rowing, he enjoys sailing, skiing, croissants and wonton soup. Peter speaks French and some Chinese.