TwitterName: Taylor Ritzel
Sport: Rowing
Event: Eight
Height: 6’2”
Current Residence: Princeton, NJ
College: Yale University '10, History

Olympic Experience:
  • 2012 Olympic Games, gold medal in the women's eight
Career Highlights:
  • 2012 World Rowing Cup II, 1st (eight, world record)
  • 2012 Samsung World Rowing Cup I, 3rd (pair)
  • 2011 World Rowing Championships, gold (eight)
  • 2011 Lucerne World Cup, 3rd (pair)
  • 2011 Henley Royal Regatta, 1st (Remenham Challenge Cup)
  • 2010 World Rowing Championships, gold (eight)
  • 2010 US Rowing National Championships, 1st (eight)
  • 2010 NCAA Championships, 1st (eight)
  • 2009 NCAA Championships, 4th (eight)
  • 2008 NCAA Championships, 1st (eight)
  • 2007 NCAA Championships, 1st, (eight)
  • Three-Time NCAA All-American (2008-10)

Fun Facts: Taylor enjoys running, swimming and reading. Her grandfather was the former head coach of the Denver Broncos.

Learn more: 
US Rowing