Name: Austin Meyer
Sport: Rowing
Discipline: Lightweight double sculls, Quadruple sculls
Height: 5-11
Weight: 154
DOB: 6/23/1990
Birthplace: Rockville Centre, N.Y.
Hometown: Cohoes, N.Y.
High School: Shaker High School (Latham, N.Y.) ‘08
College: Harvard University ’13, Public Policy and Environmental Science

Career Highlights:

  • 2014 World Rowing Championships, 10th 
  • 2014 World Rowing Cup II, 4th 
  • 2014 World Championship Trials, 1st 
  • 2012 World Rowing U23 Championships, 4th
  • 2012 IRA National Championships, 1st (lightweight eight sculls)
  • 2011 World Rowing Championships, 5th (lightweight eight sculls)
  • 2011 Head of the Charles Regatta, 2nd 
  • 2010 World Rowing U23 Championships, 3rd (lightweight quadruples)

Son of Liz and Chris Meyer…Trains out of Cambridge Boat Club and Boston University’s strength and conditioning center under Glenn Harris…Began rowing at age 14…Also competed in swimming ,baseball, wrestling and triathlon in high school…Hobbies include outdoor activities, cooking, cycling, competing in triathlons and studying energy economics…Speaks basic Russian and intermediate French.