High School Sports: Cross Country, wrestling and rowing.
High School Awards: Received three varsity letters for crew competition at St. Andrew's School in Delaware.
Major at Washington: English
Husky Rowing Experience: 2002 (Freshman)--Served as coxswain of the freshman eight that won a gold medal at IRA Championships ... directed the crew that went undefeated all season ... helped lead Huskies to a gold medal at Pac-10s and the San Diego Crew Classic ... also contributed to victories at the Windermere Cup, California, Washington State and Oregon State duals. 2003 (Sophomore)--Attended school at Washington, but did not participate with the rowing team. 2004 (Junior)--Was a member of the junior varsity eight, and varsity eight at different times throughout the season ... won gold at the San Diego Crew Classic with the junior varsity eight ... led the varsity eight to gold at the Pac-10 Championships and then helped to earn silver at the IRA Championships.
Personal: Son of Christine and Sidney King ... mother is an oncology nurse ... father attended the University of Toronto and is a physician ... older sister, Lesley (31) is a teacher ... older brother, Jonathan (23) attended Cornell.
I chose Washington because: To come to the West Coast.
The best thing about Seattle is: The sun.
The best things about UW is: Crew.
Favorite class: Any English class.
My best race was: The 2004 Pac-10 Championships; we came back a boat length on Cal in the last 200 meters.
If I could tell my incoming teammates one thing, it would be: Have a jolly good time!
King says: "Second is never good enough."