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Kyle Larson
Kyle Larson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mount Vernon, Wash.

High School:
Mount Vernon

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 220

Major:
Architecture

High School Sports: Cross-country, basketball, track, football and swimming
Major at Washington: Architecture/Construction Management

Husky Rowing Experience: 2002 (Freshman)--Rowed four seat in the freshman eight that won a gold medal at IRAs ... member of crew that went undefeated all season ... helped lead Huskies to a gold medal at Pac-10's and the San Diego Crew Classic ... also contributed to victories at the Windermere Cup, California, Washington Sate and Oregon State duals. 2003 (Sophomore)--Opened the season in the junior varsity boat ... helped the JVs to a silver medal at the San Diego Crew Classic and a win in the Caliornia dual ... was promoted to the varsity eight for the Windermere Cup and remained in the top boat for the final five regattas ... rowed in the No. 3 seat, helping the UW varsity eight to its first Pac-10 championship since 1997 ... member of the silver medal crew at the IRA Championships ... rowed on UW's victorious eight in the Ladies Challenge Plate competition at the prestigious Henley Regatta in England. 2004 (Junior)--Collected a gold medal with the victorious junior varsity eight crew at the IRA National Championships ... Rowed the No. 3 seat with the undefeated junior varsity eight crew ... helped the huskies to regular-season wins in the Winderere Cup along with the California and Oregon State duals ... Received a gold medal for a first-place performance at the Pac-10 Championships.

National Team Experience: Rowed on the US national team during the summer 2002 ... won bronze in the pair at the 2002 Under-23 World Championships.

Personal: Son of Mark and Kathy Larson ... mother attended UW and is a nurse ... father attended Washington State University and is a safety manager for Shell Oil ... has one younger brother, Ross (18) ... is member of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity ... made Dean's list 2002.

I chose Washington because: It was close to home and had the academic programs I wanted.
The best thing about Seattle is: The summer.
The best thing about UW is: The campus layout and location on the water.
Favorite class: Construction contract documents.
My best race was: San Diego Crew Classic freshman year; it was my first race ever and we dominated.
After I graduate, I plan to: Get a job.
If I could tell my incoming teammates one thing, it would be: Work harder than the other guy.

Larson says: "Washington rowing is an opportunity to be greater than that of yourself."

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