UW women's crew head coach Bob Ernst hosted a group of 16 of top Chinese entrepreneurs in a week long rowing training camp as part of a 12-day stay for the group in Seattle, teaching them the basics of the sport and helping them experience the culture of rowing and the city.
Washington alumna Megan Kalmoe has been named the USRowing Female Athlete of the Year for the second year in a row. Her 2015 was highlighted by her winning a gold medal in the quadruple sculls at the Senior World Championships in France.
UW women's crew head coach Bob Ernst has named Alan Meininghaus as the Huskies' second assistant coach ahead of the 2015-16 season
Washington men's and women's crew will be holding an open tryout for walk-ons on September 30 at 4 p.m. PT at the Conibear Shellhouse. No previous rowing experience is needed to try out.
Rowing as part of the historically dominant U.S women's eight, Huskies Kerry Simmonds and Katelin Snyder helped the U.S. win its 10th straight world championship as the duo became the third and fourth UW alumni to win gold at the 2015 Senior World Championships.
Several Huskies were in action in event finals on Saturday at the Senior World Championships, highlighted by Megan Kalmoe and her quadruple sculls crew winning a gold medal and multiple UW alumni helping qualify their boats for the 2016 Olympics.
Two more Huskies earned medals on Friday, Sep. 4, at the Senior World Championships, as Adrienne Martelli won a gold medal for the U.S. and current sophomore Viktor Pivac took bronze in the coxed pair.
Representing the U.S., current UW junior Danielle Hansen and her mixed LTA coxed four won a silver medal and a number of others Huskies advanced to their respective event finals after another exciting day of racing at the Senior World Championships.
Six Huskies advanced with their respective crews to finals and semifinals on a successful day of racing for current UW student-athletes and UW alumni at the Senior World Championships.
UW graduates Rob Gibson and Hans Struzyna each advanced with their respective boats to event semifinals after competing in Tuesday's repechage at the Senior World Championships.
ix more current and former Washington athletes rowed in heats Monday at the 2015 Senior World Championships, including two members of the U.S. women's eight that won its heat and advanced directly to the finals.
Five former Washington rowers, four representing Canada and one from the U.S., raced Sunday on the first day of rowing's 2015 Senior World Championships.