Kaitlyn Kynast

Statistics

Date of birth

4/22/1999

Height

6’3”

Weight

172

Began Rowing

2014, Connecticut Boat Club

Hometown

Ridgefield, Conn.

Birthplace

Cleveland, Ohio

Current residence

Ridgefield, Conn.

High School

Ridgefield High School

Current Coach

Liz Trond

Club Affiliations

Connecticut Boat Club

Teams

Junior

2015 - 2017

International Results

2017

World Rowing Junior Championships

Third, women's four

2016

World Rowing Junior Championship

Third, women's pair

2015

World Rowing Junior Championships

First, women's four

National Results

Finished fourth in the four with coxswain at the 2015 USRowing Youth National Championships…Won the four with coxswain and pair at the 2015 USRowing Northeast Regional Championships.

Personal

Kaitlyn started rowing as a way to train for lacrosse season after two concussions ended her basketball career…Her sister was already rowing at Connecticut Boat Club, and after doing her first erg piece, she was invited to join the World Development Team in Spain…Kaitlyn lists her mom as the most influential person in her life and sport career…She aspires to be the best in the world, which would include winning gold in the Olympics and winning an NCAA Championship…Her motto is, “When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful.”

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