Esther Lofgren is a four-time world champion and 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist in rowing. She holds a degree in Economics from Harvard University and works in marketing and communications in Alexandria, Virginia. She began rowing in 1998 in her hometown of Newport Beach, California. Esther joined Athlete Ally as an Olympic Ambassador in December and also works with the Women’s Sports Foundation and Athletes Without Limits. Esther is a proud environmentalist, and serves as the athlete representative for rowing to the U.S. Olympic Committee.