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Rob Gibson
Rob Gibson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kingston, Ontario

High School:
K.C. V.I.

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 205

High School Sports: Football, Hockey, Basketball, Rowing.
Honors and Awards: Captured the Canadian High School National Championship in the pair as a senior ... Took bronze in the 2003 Jr. World Championships in the men's four ... Male Athlete of the Year at Regiopolis-Notre Dame in 2002 and 2003 ... Rowed with the gold-medal winning Canadian eight at the 2006 Under 23 World Rowing Championships ... Went on to the 2006 World Championships in Eton, England where he was a silver medalist in the men's four with coxswain ... Honored with teammates Will Crothers and Max Lang with the Rowing Canada Aviron International Achievement Award in 2006 ... Competed with the Canadian National team at the 2007 World Championships in Munich, Germany ... Did not compete for the UW Rowing team during the 2007-08 season, instead trained with the 2008 Canadian Olympic team ... Returned to the Canadian Under 23 eight in 2008, and rowed to a win in the Grand Challenge Cup at the Henley Royal Regatta ... Rowed with Husky teammates Will Crothers, Stephen Connolly, Anthony Jacob, and Conlin McCabe in the Canadian eight at the Under 23 World Championships in Brandenburg, Germany, winning a silver medal ... Member of the 2008 Canadian Olympic Team. Major at Washington: Geography.

Husky Rowing Experience: 2008 (Red-shirt) - Member of the 2008 Canadian Olympic team. 2007 (Junior) - Rowed five seat in the undefeated varsity eight that won gold medals at the Pac-10 Championships and the 2007 Intercollegiate Rowing Association Regatta ... Named to the 2007 All-Pac-10 Team. 2006 (Sophomore) - Stroked the Varsity Eight to a bronze medal at the Pac-10 Championships and a fifth place showing at the IRA Championships. 2005 (Freshman) - Rowed with the freshmen crew that won a silver medal at the 2005 Pac-10 Championships and a bronze medal at the IRA Championships ... Traveled with UW to New Zealand for The Great Race in September of 2005.

Personal: Son of Laurie and Ron Gibson ... Has a twin sister, Katie (22), and one younger sister, Lindsey (19).

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