Monday, March 18, 2013

Video Of The Week: U.S. Men's Eight, CRC Men's Quad in Chula Vista



This week's video comes to us from none other than Bernhard Stomporowski at California Rowing Club, and features an inside look at CRC's visit to the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California a short while ago. The U.S. men's eight is on the scene in Sydney and gearing up for the first World Rowing Cup of the season as we speak, with the events at the greater 2013 Sydney International Rowing Regatta already underway. Stroked by 2011 U23 gold medalist Mike Gennaro (formerly of Syracuse), the eight also includes several members of the 2012 Olympic crew, in the form of Steve Kasprzyk, David Banks, and Grant James, while another Olympian, Tom Peszek of the 2012 U.S. men's pair, is holding it down in seven seat to begin the new quadrennium.

As we've come to expect from Bernhard's videos, there's a healthy bit of humor thrown into the mix, starting with the title.... (Also, well done to 2012 USRowing national champ in the M1x Matt Brown on the banter front). A solid soundtrack complements some very nice training shots on the water.

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-RR

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