Since the USSR’s participation in the first Windermere Cup during the Cold War, Seattle’s annual crew extravaganza has remained a prestigious rowing regatta across the globe. Now the Russians return for the race’s 30th running.
Different strokes: Replacing legendary rowing coach, Seattle’s Conor Bullis energizes UW Huskies women
UW women’s crew interim head coach Conor Bullis is profiled in The Seattle Times.
The PBS series “American Experience” will air an hour-long documentary on “The Boys in the Boat,” the 1936 Washington crew that won Olympic Gold, made famous by the best-selling book by Daniel James Brown on Tuesday, Aug. 2, at 9:00 p.m.
With its annual intramural Class Day Regatta, rowing season at Washington opened with two questions: One, after winning a fifth straight national championship last year, can UW’s men win a sixth? And two, after November’s ouster of coach Bob Ernst, who’s the interim coach?
GoHuskies staff writer profiles interim women’s rowing head coach Conor Bullis.
This story in the July/August 2015 edition of Row360’s magazine features UW men’s crew head coach Michael Callahan and his fifth straight IRA National Championships with the Huskies.
Washington’s men’s rowing program reached new heights this year, becoming the first program ever to win five consecutive Intercollegiate Rowing Association men’s varsity eight national titles, while also sweeping all five heavyweight championship races for just the third time in regatta history.
The University of Washington is now the winningest collegiate crew team in American history after a standout finish at the Intercollegiate Rowing Association nationals in West Windsor, New Jersey. They earned a record fifth straight championship trophy; something that’s never been done before.
Rowing at Washington dates to 1901, but something special happened last weekend. UW men’s crew became the first program to win five straight Intercollegiate Rowing Association varsity eight titles after dominating the field Sunday at Mercer Lake in New Jersey. The Huskies surpassed previous four-time winners California (1999-2002) and Cornell (1955-58 and 1909-1912). It was…