High School Sports: Rowing, Swimming.
International Experience & Honors: Rowed three seat in a coxed four at the 2011 U-23 World Championships in Amsterdam, finishing sixth in the Grand Final.
Honors and Awards: In the exclusive club of Husky oarsmen who have won four IRA gold medals ... Earned three letters in swimming in high school ... Captain of swim team and the rowing team as a senior ... Won a gold medal in the jr. men's eight at the 2007 Club National Championships, and a silver medal in the youth eight at the 2007 Youth Invitational.
Major at Washington: History, minor in Political Science
Husky Rowing Experience: 2011 (Senior) - Rowed in the Open 4+ that won a gold medal at IRAs. 2010 (Junior) - Primarily the stroke for the varsity 4+ ... rowed two seat in the gold medal-winning IRA boat ... stroked the varsity 4+ to a Gold Medal at the Pac-10 Championships ... Now has three Gold Medals to his name at the IRA Championships. 2009 (Sophomore) - Won the Washington State Dual... Stroked the open four to win at the IRA National Championships. 2008 (Freshman) - Rowed in the freshmen four that won a gold medal and set a course record at the 2008 Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships in Cherry Hill, NJ.
Personal: Son of Margaret Niles and Stephen Garratt ... Father attended UW and is a priest ... mother is a lawyer ... cousin Peter McCorkell attended UW and was a rower ... Has two younger brothers, Andrew and Daniel.