January Challenge Update

Team BRF has grown to 307 members as January 8th. We have rowed 10,648,725 meters, for an average of 34,686 meters per athlete. The second place team, FRENCH INDOOR ROWERS TEAM, has rowed 7,704,808m, for an average of 27,517 meters per athlete. Mark Grinberg, Joe Black and Chris Richards are the top three meter getters...
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LTA4+ Wins a Silver Medal in Rio!

BRF’s Jenny Sichel and her LTA4+ crew (Dorian Weber, Zach Burns, Dani Hansen and Jackie Smith) captured a silver medal at the Rio Paralympics this morning. Leading at 250 meters by 0.13 over GB, the crew ultimately finished second behind Great Britain, while holding off a very hard charging Canadian crew by just 0.29 seconds....
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Silver!!!!

At the start of the last day of rowing competition, the US was not on the medal table. Gevvie changed that in seven minures, twenty two seconds and change. While eventual winner Kim Brennan took an early lead, Gevvie was in medal position at every 500 meter mark. Gevvie was in third through the first...
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Onto the A Final!

Andrew and Josh became the first US Male Lightweight scullers to EVER qualify for an Olympic A final. Finishing in the second fastest time of the day, and less than a second behind the reigning world Champions from France, they qualified for the medal round, and will next race tomorrow, Friday, August 12th, at 9:44am....
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Onto to the Semifinals

Gevvie won her quarterfinal in the second fastest time of the day, with a patient and composed race, rowing through Austria before the 1000 meter mark, and doing the same to Switzerland in the last 500 meters. Defending World Champion Kim Brennan had the fastest time of the day. Gevvie is now scheduled to race...
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Survive and advance

By now, you’ve probably seen the apocalyptic footage from Gevvie’s heat in the single. But just in case, here’s a look: Grateful for all those rows in the Charles River Basin. #surfing #swamping #submarining #Rio2016 Thanks for the screenshot @tobiasyeatman! A photo posted by Gevvie Stone (@gevgevs) on Aug 6, 2016 at 4:11pm PDT Despite...
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NBC Olympic coverage

Full Schedule Gevvie’s final will be on Saturday, August 13th (Day 8 of the Olympics) Josh and Andrew’s final will be on Friday, August 12th(Day 7 of the Olympics. Additionally: Gevvie’s tentative races: Heats: Saturday, August 6th Quaterfinals: Tuesday, August 9th Semifinals: Thursday, August 11th Finals: Saturday, August 13th Andrew and Josh’s tentative races: Heats:...
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