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US National Rowing

Olympic Rowing Dreams -- Day 2

Jonathan Littman | Posted 09.11.2012 | Sports
Jonathan Littman

Time is short. This week the U.S. men's eight -- the last boat to London -- arrives at the U.S. Rowing training center in Princeton for 10 days of final preparation with coach Teti before they fly on July 19 to London for a shot at an Olympic medal.

Olympic Rowing Dreams -- Day 1

Jonathan Littman | Posted 09.09.2012 | Sports
Jonathan Littman

The rower looks like a cyborg plugged into a machine. He is 6'5" and 205 pounds of lean, sculpted muscle, and he is not alone. A short bespectacled gray-haired man with latex-gloved hands sits patiently by his side, clipboard in hand.

The Perfect Row

Jonathan Littman | Posted 08.17.2011 | Sports
Jonathan Littman

Three Marin County, CA rowing teams traveled to sweltering Oak Ridge, Tennessee for the U.S. National Junior Championships. They had an outrageous goal: three boats, three national championships.