The National Rowing Foundation's Hall of Fame
Induction ceremonies will be March 20, 2010 at The National Rowing Foundation's Hall of Fame at Mystic Seaport. Special efforts are in motion to include members of the Hall of Fame the rowing community in the celebrations. The celebratory reception and dinner will be held in the River Room at Mystic Seaport's main restaurant beginning at 5:30pm. Tickets for the induction banquet can be purchased by clicking here.
Join us the following day on March 21st for the 5th Annual Rowing History Forum with special guest Kent Mitchell, Cox'n 1960 & 1964 Olympic Pairs. Presentations by Kent Mitchell, Thomas Weil, Christopher Dodd and Bill Miller along with a tour of the National Rowing Foundations Rooms at Mystic Seaport are also scheduled. For more information, please click here.
The eighteen individuals who will be inducted into the Hall of Fame during this event are:
2004 Athens Olympic Gold Medal Eight:
* Mike Teti will be further recognized for his prowess as U.S. Rowing's head men's coach.
Seven individual athletes will be honored:
2-time Olympic medalists Karen Kraft Rigsby and Missy Schwen Ryan.
3-time Olympic sculler (twice a silver medalist) Anne Marden.
Olympic silver medalist, gold and silver medal FISA World Championships winner and 'A' Finalist in her thirteen events at Worlds and Olympics Amy Fuller.
Two-time Olympic silver medalist Tom Bohrer.
2-time Olympian (silver medalist men's eight, finalist singles) also won FISA Worlds' medals in three Olympic boat classes; the late Andy Sudduth.
The dominant US sculler for two decades who represented the USA as a sculler on nine national teams Jim Dietz.