All student-athletes have their own stories to tell, their own adversities they’ve overcome, their own sets of sacrifices and their own unique experiences that have made all of the hard work worthwhile.
What happens when playing a sport at the collegiate level becomes more like a job? What happens when it produces more pain than pleasure and brings more doubts than certainties?
The Stanford men’s rowing squad finished third at the Head of the Charles Regatta Sunday in Boston and, for the second consecutive year, was the highest placing collegiate team in the field. In its 2013-14 season debut, the Card used a dramatic, late-race surge to best the Washington Huskies by nearly four seconds. The lineup,…
This week, the Stanford men’s crew team will prepare for the Head of the Charles Regatta (HOTC), the world’s largest two-day rowing competition. Since 1965, the HOTC has hosted the world’s best crew teams and attracts over 9,000 athletes and 300,000 spectators each year to the Charles River between Boston and Cambridge.
With this weekend’s forecast at the 111th Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships (collegiate rowing’s national title) calling for temperatures nearing 100 degrees, it’s only fitting that Stanford’s Varsity Eight is getting hot at exactly the right time.