By Nick Gasparro
Chula Vista, CA – The Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center is happy to welcome back the United States Rowing Association to campus. USRowing is in Chula Vista for their 2023 National Selection Regatta which will take place April 24-28. During their stay, USRowing will have access to our boathouse and lake, strength and conditioning center, overnight stay in our dormitories, and dining services (breakfast, lunch, and dinner). In total, 55 rowers in 38 boats are scheduled to race at the CVEATC where World Cup berths in six boat classes will be on the line. The winning rowers of each race will earn a spot on the National Team and continue training at the CVEATC through May 21 in preparation for the 2023 World Rowing Cup 2 in Varese, Italy on June 16-18.
USRowing 2023 National Selection Regatta boat classes:
- men’s single sculls
- women’s single sculls
- double sculls
- PR1 men’s single sculls (Para)
- PR2 mixed double sculls (Para)
A top-six finish at the 2023 World Rowing Cup 2 in Varese, Italy will see the rowers earn an opportunity to represent the U.S. at the 2023 World Rowing Championships in Belgrade, Serbia (Sep 3-10). Meanwhile, the winning crews from the PR1 men’s single sculls and PR2 mixed double sculls (Para classes) will earn the right to race at the 2023 International Para-Rowing Regatta in Gavirate, Italy (June 9-11). A top-six finish at the 2023 International Para-Rowing Regatta will also see the rowers earn an opportunity to represent the U.S. at the 2023 World Championships in Belgrade, Serbia.
The Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center would like to congratulate all the rowers who qualified for the 2023 World Rowing Cup 2 and the International Para-Rowing Regatta and wish USRowing the best of luck as they continue their preparations for the 2023 World Rowing Championships.
Winning rowers from the 2023 National Selection Regatta from the CVEATC:
men’s single sculls: Jacob Plihal – Craftsbury Green Racing Project (Vashon Island, Wash./Northeastern University)
women’s single sculls: Kara Kohler – Texas Rowing Center (Clayton, Calif./University of California, Berkeley)
men’s double sculls: Ben Davison – California Rowing Club’s (Inverness, Fla./University of Washington) and Sorin Koszyk (Grosse Pointe Park, Mich./Cornell University)
women’s double sculls: Kristi Wagner – ARION (Weston, Mass./Yale University) and Lauren O’Connor (Belleville, Wis./University of Wisconsin)
men’s pair: Michael Grady – California Rowing Club (Pittsburgh, Pa./Cornell University) and Liam Corrigan (Old Lyme, Conn./Harvard University)
women’s pair: Meghan Musnicki – California Rowing Club (Naples, N.Y./Ithaca College) and Alie Rusher (West Bend, Wis./Stanford University)
PR2 mixed double sculls (Para): Russell Gernaat – Lake Casitas Rowing Club (Redwood City, Calif.) and Madison Eberhard – West Side Rowing Club (Buffalo, N.Y.)
PR1 men’s single sculls (Para): Andrew Mangan – West Side Rowing Club (Buffalo, N.Y./Stanford University)