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Esther Lofgren

8 Power Foods for Athletes and Rowers

Esther Lofgren | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Esther Lofgren

Whether you're training for your very first rowing race or the Olympic Games, choosing great nutrition is one of the biggest ways to up your game.

HOCR: For the Love of the Charles

Esther Lofgren | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Esther Lofgren

If all of American rowing has a Homecoming weekend, it's Head of the Charles here in Boston, Mass., and it's glorious. Every year I wonder if it's just something I'm nostalgic about, but day one is done, and no, it's just as wonderful as I thought it would be.

Getting Back on the Horse

Esther Lofgren | Posted 09.23.2013 | Sports
Esther Lofgren

In our final at the Lucerne World Cup last Sunday, we were in fourth place coming into the final few hundred meters. We called our final sprint... and seconds later, I heard a sickly crunching sound and the boat pulled hard to the side.

What Happens at the Olympics...

Esther Lofgren | Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports
Esther Lofgren

Everything post-Olympics over in London was pretty amazing. Not as debaucherous as everyone keeps wondering, but an incredible trip, with every single day jam-packed with awesome.

The Race of My Life!

Esther Lofgren | Posted 10.31.2012 | Sports
Esther Lofgren

What do you say about the race where you won Olympic gold? It was the best race of my career, and we were lucky enough to have that on exactly the right day.

Huffington Post Blogger Wins Gold!

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports

This morning in Windsor, England, the United States' women's eight rowing team held off Canada to win the gold medal by a half-length. The victory hel...

Huffington Post Blogger Wins Gold!

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports

This morning in Windsor, England, the United States' women's eight rowing team held off Canada to win the gold medal by a half-length. The victory hel...

Huffington Post Blogger Wins Gold!

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports

This morning in Windsor, England, the United States' women's eight rowing team held off Canada to win the gold medal by a half-length. The victory hel...

On Thursday I Will Row for Gold

Esther Lofgren | Posted 10.01.2012 | Sports
Esther Lofgren

The last four years have been a fight to be the best rower I can be, to push myself past what others and what I thought my limits were. Tomorrow, I'll line up against five other crews in the Olympic final for the opportunity to win a gold medal.

Team USA Rowing at Dorney Lake

Esther Lofgren | Posted 09.22.2012 | Sports
Esther Lofgren

Team USA is almost all here now and it is really exciting to be in London, all together, getting ready to represent our country for the big one!

My First 24 Hours in London: Ralph Lauren, the Rowing Village and a Letter

Esther Lofgren | Posted 09.17.2012 | Sports
Esther Lofgren

I opened the letter to find a huge reminder of the work that we've put in as a team over the last four years and the tons of support that are beaming over here from everyone we know in the U.S.A. It was so moving and it really sunk in -- this is it.

...And We're Off!

Esther Lofgren | Posted 09.16.2012 | Sports
Esther Lofgren

The last two weeks have been a whirlwind of training, media, and packing! We are finally heading out today to London, and I can't wait to get there, train, and finally, finally RACE!

The Row to London!

Esther Lofgren | Posted 09.02.2012 | Sports
Esther Lofgren

We're now just 27 days away from our first race in London! After a few days of media tagging along to practices last week, we're back to normal, training and getting ready to race here in Princeton.