Justin Best

Statistics

Date of birth

8/17/1997

Height

6’4”

Weight

190

Began Rowing

2011, Newport Rowing Club

Hometown

Kennett Square, Pa.

Birthplace

Wilmington, Del.

Current residence

Philadelphia, Pa.

High School

Unionville High School

Undergraduate Education

Drexel University, 2019

Training Location

Philadelphia, Pa.

Current Coach

Paul Savell

Club Affiliations

Vesper Boat Club

National Teams

Three – Junior, 2015; Under 23, 2018-2019

International Results

Finished seventh in the eight at the 2019 World Rowing Cup III...Won gold in the eight at the 2018 World Rowing Under 23 Championships...Finished fourth in the eight at the 2018 World Rowing Cup III...Won gold in the under 23 eight at the 2017 Canadian Henley...Won silver in the eight at the 2015 World Rowing Junior Championships. National Results: Won the varsity eight at the 2017 Dad Vail Regatta.

National Results

Won the varsity eight at the 2017 Dad Vail Regatta...Finished eighth in the single sculls at the 2015 USRowing Youth National Championships…Finished eighth in the lightweight four at the 2013 USRowing Youth National Championships.

Personal

Best’s parents watched "The Social Network" and thought since the actors who portrayed the Winklevoss twins had big upper bodies, he would be perfect for the sport. They signed him up for a summer camp the next day. Best likes reading, video games, exercising, and watching movies.

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