Name: Regina Salmons
Sport: Rowing
Event(s): Women’s Eight
Height: 6-1
DOB: 4/21/1997
Hometown: Methuen, Mass.
High School: The Derryfield School (Manchester, N.H.)
College: University of Pennsylvania ‘18, English and Pre-Law
Team/Club: USRowing Training Center – Princeton
Coach(es): Tom Terhaar, Laurel Korholz
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 4th (women's eight)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – served as an alternate
  • Years of participation: Women's Sweep – 2019
Other Career Highlights
  • Finished fifth in the four at the 2019 World Rowing Cup II
  • Won gold in the pair at the 2018 World Rowing Under-23 Championships
  • Won gold in the four and eight at the 2016 World Rowing Under-23 Championships
Personal: Loves to write poetry...In college, was the editor in chief of the feminist literary and arts magazine "The F-word" and chaired the poetry workshop group "The Body Electric" named after Walt Whitman's poem...Admires her parents for their sheer love and determination and wants to grow up to be as kind, strong and persistent as they are...Was a 2017 and 2018 Scholar Athlete Award (CRCA) winner and was a 2018 All-Ivy First-Team selection...Thankful for her high school coach, Brian Brunelle, and her home rowing club, Amoskeag, for instilling her love of the sport and their support.