"One of the unique aspects of rowing is that novices strive to perfect the same motions as Olympic contenders. Few other sports can make this claim. In figure skating, for instance, the novice practices only simple moves. After years of training, the skater then proceeds to the jumps and spins that make up an elite skater’s program. But the novice rower, from day one, strives to duplicate a motion that he’ll still be doing on the day of the Olympic finals."
~ Brad Allen Lewis, 1984 Olympic Gold Medalist
What is a Novice at St.Anthony's?
A novice is any rower/coxswain in their first year of rowing. A novice on our team can be freshmen, sophomore, junior, or senior at St. Anthony's.
What if I never rowed?
Do I have to row both Fall and Spring? No. Rowing both seasons is preferable but the team has athletes who are members of other teams at St. Anthony's.