Go Elle! Go Drew!

Elle Logan, my daughter’s classmate and teammate in the 2005 US High School National champion 4+ is rowing her first heat today at Shunyi.

Elle Logan ’06 will be rowing in the Women’s Eight Heat 1 at 5:20 AM ET. You should be able to catch it live at


NBC will also cover it in its Daytime coverage of the Games (12:00 PM ET – 1:00 PM ET) and in its Primetime coverage of the Games (9:30 PM ET – 12:00 AM ET).”

In other rowing news, our first athlete to commit to participate in the Voice of the Summer Olympics, Drew Ginn of Australia, kicked butt in his heat, reveling in the nasty conditions.

“This is really almost suffocating so it’s a matter of staying really relaxed and not panicking in the conditions, we’re just saying ‘breathe’ all the way down the track. ’Breathe. Breathe’,“ he said.

“You see some of the Europeans with a pink face so they’re struggling with it a bit which is a nice thing to see.”

Author: David Churbuck

Cape Codder with an itch to write

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