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Famous Rowers from the United States

Updated October 13, 2018 5.7k views87 items

List of notable or famous rowers from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top rowers born in the United States and even some popular rowers who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American rowers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These rowers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known rower from the United States is included when available.

People on this list include Taylor Ritzel and Kara Kohler.

This historic rowers from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American rowers of note?" and "Who are the most famous rowers from the United States?" These prominent rowers of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American rowers.

Use this list of renowned American rowers to discover some new rowers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
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    Adrienne Martelli is an American female crew rower from University Place, Washington. She won the bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the quadruple sculls event. She graduated from Curtis...  more
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    Alex Osborne is an American rower....
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    Alex Partridge (born 25 January 1981 in San Francisco) is a British rower, and an Olympic silver and bronze medallist....  more
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    Alexis Sneff is an American rower....
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    James Andrew Byrnes (born May 22, 1983) is a Canadian rower and Olympic gold medallist. He was born in Toronto, Ontario and raised in Ithaca, New York. Byrnes is a 2005 graduate of Bates College in...  more
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    Andrew Neils is an American rower....
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    Anthony Fahden is an American rowing athlete....  more
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    Brandon Shald is an American rower....
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    Brett Newlin is an American rower, who competed at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics. He began college at Michigan State University, but transferred to the University of Washington in January 2003 as...  more
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    Caroline Lind (born October 11, 1982) is an American rower, and is a two-time Olympic gold medalist. At the end of 2014 she was ranked the #1 female rower by International Rowing Federation....  more
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    Caryn Davies (born April 14, 1982 in Ithaca, New York) is an American rower. She won gold medals as the stroke seat in women's eight at the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2008 Summer Olympics. In April...  more
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    Catherine Reddick is an American rower....
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    Charles "Charlie" Cole is an American rower. He is a graduate of Yale and Kellogg College, Oxford, where he competed on the rowing team. Charlie was US Rowing's Athlete of the Year in 2011. During...  more
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    Chelsea Smith is an American rower....
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    Daniel Walsh (born May 31, 1979 in Norwalk, Connecticut) is an American rower. He won a bronze medal in the men's eight at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Walsh attended Brien McMahon High School in...  more
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    David Banks is an American rower. He competed at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics....  more
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    David Smith is an American rower....
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    Eleanor Logan (born December 27, 1987) is an American rower. She is the first American rower to win a gold medal in three consecutive Olympics, a three-time Olympic champion and three-time world...  more
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    Elliot Meyer Hovey (born 17 February 1983 in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American rower who participated in the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Olympics. During his youth in New England,...  more
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    Emily Regan is an American rower....