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MEDIA ADVISORY: 2016 U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Team Trials – Rowing

by Allison Müller, allison@usrowing.org | Apr 21, 2016
As the Row to Rio heats up at Nathan Benderson Park this week, and the National Rowing Foundation prepares to induct its latest Hall of Fame class, local and national officials from SANCA, USRowing, National Rowing Foundation, and Sarasota County will hold a press conference and introduce Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls and Hall of Fame inductees.
USO&USPTrials_Rio_RowingTrials_DateCitySARASOTA, Fla. – As the Row to Rio heats up at Nathan Benderson Park this week, and the National Rowing Foundation prepares to induct its latest Hall of Fame class, local and national officials from SANCA, USRowing, National Rowing Foundation, and Sarasota County will hold a press conference and introduce Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls and Hall of Fame inductees.

WHAT: Press conference at the 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Games Team Trials - Rowing
 
WHO: Paul Blackketter (SANCA President)
Carolyn Brown (Sarasota County)
Glenn Merry (USRowing CEO)
Charles Hamlin (National Rowing Foundation Executive Director)
Curtis Jordan (USRowing Director of High Performance)
 
WHEN: Friday, April 22 – 12:30 p.m. ET
 
WHERE: VIP tent near the finish line at the Nathan Benderson Park (5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL 34235). The press conference will also be live-streamed on USRowing's YouTube channel. Follow @USRowing for event results, news and features using hashtags #RioTrials2016 and #RowToRio.
 
USROWING CONTACT: Allison Frederick Müller, allison@usrowing.org, (319) 530-6570.

NOTE TO MEDIA:
All media covering the 2016 U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Team Trials must apply for a media credential here and comply with the Trials News Access Guidelines 2016 - Rowing and USRowing Code of Conduct for Representatives of Media. Parking for credentialed media will be available at the VIP parking lot. Please check in at the media tent located behind the parking lot to pick up your event credential.

About USRowing
USRowing is a nonprofit organization recognized by the United States Olympic Committee as the governing body for the sport of rowing in the United States. USRowing has 85,000 individual members and 1,300 member organizations, offering rowing programs for all. USRowing receives generous support from the National Rowing Foundation and its corporate sponsors and partners.
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