Name: Megan Kalmoe
Sport: Rowing
Event(s): Quadruple sculls, Women's pair
Height: 5-10
DOB: 8/21/1983
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minn.
Hometown: St. Croix Falls, Wis.
High School: St. Croix Falls High School (St. Croix Falls, Wis.) ‘01
College: University of Washington '06, Latin/English
Team/Club: USRowing Training Center – Princeton, New York Athletic Club
Coach(es): Laurel Korholz, Tom Terhaar, Kate Bertko
Olympic Experience
  • Four-time Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016, 2020); one-time Olympic medalist (1 bronze)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 10th (women's pair)
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, 5th (quadruple sculls)
  • Olympic Games London 2012, bronze (quadruple sculls)
  • Olympic Games Beijing 2008, 5th (double sculls)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – 4th (pair)
  • Years of participation: Quadruple Sculls – 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015; Pair – 2014, 2017, 2019
  • Medals: 4 (1 gold, 3 silver)
  • Gold – 2015 (quadruple sculls)
  • Silver – 2017 (pair); 2014 (pair); 2011 (quadruple sculls)
Personal: Daughter of Dean and Mary Kalmoe...Has two brothers, Ryan and Bill, and one sister, Molly...After finishing her rowing career, would like to settle in San Diego, start writing her book, restore her Schwinn Le Tour II and travel as much as possible, with special emphasis on American National Parks and hiking the Triple Crown...Writes a blog about her training, travel and competitive experiences at drawing, writing, cycling, rock climbing, spoiling her two rescue cats, cooking, baking, origami, gardening, knitting and bird watching...Is avid fan of the New York Times Crossword and does the daily puzzle every morning before practice.