The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo72° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi102° Hot

Tuesday Night

Lo71° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi100° Hot

Wednesday Night

Lo70° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi100° Hot

Thursday Night

Lo70° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi99° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Friday Night

Lo71° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Saturday

Hi99° Hot

Wilf Woods: UW rowing crew made Olympic history

Send to Kindle
Print This

The University of Washington eight-oared rowing crew made Olympic history in 1936 by winning their gold medal in that event.

The event is well told in a new book, “Boys in the Boat” by Daniel James Brown, a book recommended to me by Martha at Hastings book department. She was right, it’s a story of the development of the sport at UW, along with the story of one of that crew, Joe Rantz, a teenager without a home.

View my optionsorSign in