USRowing has announced the 2016 Paralympic Roster, and BRF’s Jenny Sichel has been named the coxswain of the LTA Four! Jenny will be joined by Dorian Webber, Zachary Burns, Danielle Hansen and Jacklyn Smith. Read the USRowing press release here.
Our last chance to wish Gevvie Stone, Andrew Campbell and Josh Konieczny good racing at the Rio Olympics before they leave Boston to compete. Join their supporters at CBC’s Olympic Friend-Raiser on July 22 from 6-8 pm. Join our Olympians to send them off in style with spirited wishes, food and drink. Please consider decorating... Read More
Both BRF Olympic crews competed at the second World Cup in Lucerne this weekend, after winning US Olympic Trials in April. Gevvie was in 3rd place at the 1500 meter mark before rowing through 2015 World Championship Bronze Medallist Jingli Duan of China, and finishing 2nd, behind Australia’s Kim Brennan(Crow), and ahead of fast closing... Read More
The Boston Rowing Federation is happy to announce the addition of Jenny Sichel to the BRF athlete roster. Jenny is a coxswain and Paralympic Hopeful in the Legs, Trunks and Arms Coxed Four(LTA4+). She’s a four time senior national team member, and a two time defending World Championship silver medalist in the LTA4+. Jenny coxes... Read More
Gevvie, Andrew and Josh have officially qualified for the Rio Olympic Games by winning the 2016 US Olympic Trials in Sarasota, Florida. Gevvie won the women’s single by 7.32 seconds over SoCal Scullers’ Stesha Carle. Andrew and Josh won the lightweight men’s double by 4.28 seconds over Austin Meyer and Nick Trojan. A recap of... Read More
I spent most of the winter (there is still snow in the forecast!) in Austin, Texas with a competitive group from Vesper boat club under the coaching of John Parker. Ladybird Lake is a great place to train with 9k of water dam to dam, and a relatively straight 2k stretch available for side by... Read More
Gevvie answers questions about her experiences in elite rowing, the Head of the Charles, “Coach Dad”, and who are the three people that Gevvie would like to have dinner with, and much more! Read the full FISA article here: http://www.worldrowing.com/athletes/athlete/25167/
In preparation for the Olympic Trials, we have been splitting our time between Boston and Sarasota, FL. Just as the water finally froze over in January, we were off to Nathan Benderson Park to log copious miles and build our aerobic and technical base. We were blessed with extremely gracious and hospitable hosts in Karla... Read More