October 03, 2012

Next week's feature: 5 Tips for Success in Collegiate Rowing

Check back each day next week for our feature, "5 Tips for Success in Collegiate Rowing" from Oklahoma City Training Center athletes. Each weekday, our athletes will give pointers on how to get the most out of your collegiate rowing experience. If you have any specific categories of interest, tweet your ideas to @RowOKC_HP !

MONDAY: Coxswains

OKC's Stephen Young will provide tips specific to coxswains. Stephen is a two time Senior National Team member and a 2009 graduate of MIT. In 2010, he was the coxswain for the Lightweight Men's 8+ and Men's Coxed Pair at the World Rowing Championships in New Zealand. He was also a member of the Men's Coxed Pair at the 2012 World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv Bulgaria. You can follow Stephen on twitter at @stephen_f_young

TUESDAY: Lightweight Women

Michelle Sechser will give 5 tips for college lightweight women. Michelle is a two time Pan American Games bronze medallist. She competed in the Lightweight Women's double and Women's Open Quad at the 2011 Pan Am Games in Mexico. In 2012, she finished fourth in the Lightweight Women's Quad at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. You can follow Michelle on twitter at @MichelleSechser

WEDNESDAY: Lightweight Men

Princeton graduate, Robin Prendes, will have tips for lightweight men. Robin competed in the Lightweight Men's Four at the London Olympics. He raced in the same event at the 2011 World Rowing Championships in Slovenia and won a bronze medal at the 2010 U23 World Rowing Championships in the Lightweight Men's Four in Belarus. You can follow Robin on twitter at @RobinPrendes

THURSDAY: Open Women

Princeton graduate, Kelly Pierce will give tips to college open women. Kelly won a bronze medal in the Women's Eight at the 2011 U23 World Rowing Championships. Kelly is on twitter at @kellpossible

FRIDAY: Open Men

Tom Peszek, University of Michigan graduate, will give tips to open weight men. Tom raced in the Men's Pair at the 2012 London Olympics. He qualified the pair for the Olympics while competing in the event at the 2011 World Rowing Championships. He was the stroke of the Men's Eight at the 2010 World Rowing Championships. You can follow Tom on twitter at @TomPeszek

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