Women’s Double Sculls
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Hometown: Guilford, Conn.
Current Residence: Princeton, N.J.
Club Affiliation: Potomac Boat Club
Began Rowing: Blood Street Sculls, 2000
Date of Birth: 9/27/82
High School: Guilford High School
Undergraduate Education: University of Michigan, English, 2006
Occupation: Data Analyst; Educator
Employers: FortiusOne; Lululemon
Training Location: Princeton, N.J.
Current Coach: Matt Madigan
Years on National Team: Five – 2008-12, Senior
International Results: Finished sixth in the double sculls at the 2012 Olympic Games...Won the double sculls at the 2012 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta...Finished ninth in the double sculls at the 2011 World Rowing Championships...Finished eighth in the double sculls at the 2011 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne...Took silver in the double sculls at the 2011 Rowing World Cup stop in Munich...Finished fifth in the quadruple sculls at the 2010 World Rowing Championships...Took silver in the quadruple sculls at the 2009 World Rowing Championships…Won silver in the four at the 2008 World Rowing Senior and Junior Championships…Won gold in the double sculls and silver in the quadruple sculls at the 2007 Pan American Games…Won gold in the single sculls dash at the 2006 Royal Canadian Henley Regatta.
National Results: Finished third in the double sculls at the 2012 National Selection Regatta #2...Won the double sculls at the 2011 National Selection Regatta #2...Finished fourth in the single sculls at the 2011 National Selection Regatta #1...Won the double sculls at the 2010 National Selection Regatta #3…Finished second in the double sculls at the 2010 National Selection Regatta #2… Won gold in the double sculls at the 2009 USRowing National Championships…Won the four at the 2008 World Rowing Senior and Junior Championship Trials…Won gold in the quadruple sculls, gold in the four and silver in the eight at the 2006 USRowing National Championships.
Personal: Sarah enjoys horticulture, heights, animals, conspiracy theory, night running, writing and malapropisms…Sarah lists the most influential people in her life as her parents, Lynn Haney and John Trowbridge; the first Olympian she ever watched, Nadia Comaneci; every coach she's had – both those who've encouraged her and those who've doubted her; and her teammates…Looking ahead, Sarah would like to coach an elite team in a developing country as well as coach at a major university in the United States…She would also like to combine the competitive drive and team dynamics of rowing in an entirely different field, giving her new experiences and challenges...Sarah would also like to say, GO BLUE!