Famous Rowers from the United States

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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. (87 items)
Adrienne Martelli age 31
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 ...more
Alex Osborne age 31
Alex Osborne is an American rower.
age 38
Alex Partridge is a British rower, and an Olympic silver and bronze medallist.
Alex Traubert age 32
Alex Twist age 33
Alexis Sneff age 36
Alexis Sneff is an American rower.
age 35
James Andrew Byrnes is a Canadian rower and Olympic gold medalist. He was born in Toronto, Ontario and raised in Ithaca, New York. Byrnes is a 2005 graduate of Bates College in Maine, where he ...more
Andrew Neils age 33
Andrew Neils is an American rower.
Anthony Fahden age 32
Anthony Fahden is an American rowing athlete.
Austin Nichols age 35
Bernard Biglin
Brandon Shald age 35
Brandon Shald is an American rower.
Brett Newlin age 36
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 ...more
age 36
Caroline Lind is an American rower, and is a two-time Olympic gold medalist. In her Olympic debut at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Lind won a gold medal as a member of the women's eight ...more
age 36
Caryn Davies 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 2012 Davies was ranked number 4 in the ...more
Catherine Reddick age 36
Catherine Reddick is an American rower.
Charlie Cole age 32
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 ...more
Chelsea Smith age 30
Chelsea Smith is an American rower.
Daniel Urevick-Ackelsberg age 37
age 39
Daniel Walsh 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 Norwalk. Prior to 2008 he had served as an ...more
David Banks age 35
David Banks is an American rower. He competed at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics.
David Smith age 33
David Smith is an American rower.
age 31
Elle Logan is an American rower. She was born Eleanor Logan in Portland, Maine, currently resides in Boothbay Harbor and attended the Brooks School in 2003 in North Andover, Massachusetts for ...more
age 36
Elliot Meyer Hovey is an American rower who participated in the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Olympics. During his youth in New England, Hovey's athletic focus was primarily on downhill ...more
Emily Regan age 30
Emily Regan is an American rower.