Report from World Rowing Championships

Thanks to Coach Becky’s savvy use of Twitter we have all remained updated on Emily’s progress through Worlds! If you’re not in the “Twitter-verse”, here’s the scoop: Emily finished in her heat with a time of 8:38.57 and will race again tomorrow, September 27th in Repechage 2 (R2) at 11:55am, facing off against USA, China, and Spain. As for our second Ithaca alum Erik Frid, the men’s quad finished with a time of 6:05 and will race again today in Repechage 1 (R1) at 1:20pm. Go Bombers!!

There is no shortage of excitement in Sarasota right now and Becky has been kind enough to share some great photos and stories of all that is happening so far:



Emily was showing her Bomber pride at Worlds during college uni day. It’s almost like she never left! 



Local schools got involved in the fun and had their students study a nation competing at Worlds and design and create a banner for that team. These banners are hung between the parking lot and entrance to the venue in Florida. The students will meet the athletes of their assigned nation on Wednesday.



Team USA’s student-designed banner.

Stay tuned for more great photos and stories from Worlds and don’t forget to tune into Emily and Erik’s races! Updates can be found at and on IC Crew’s Twitter.

Have fun and row fast in Florida, Bombers!


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