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Stolen Moments

Olympic rowing gold medalist Andrew Byrnes ’05 is prominent as Rowing News looks at life at Canada’s national training center in Victoria, British Columbia. Byrnes is on the cover of the July 2009 photo essay by fellow Canadian rower Kevin Light called “Stolen Moments.” The title reflects Light’s intention, as he trained for last year’s Beijing games, to “look for the moments that had snuck by me like a whisper before Athens.” Byrnes, one of Light’s crewmates in the gold-medal Beijing eight, told Light that “the life of a full-time rower is unique. I’m not ready to change that just yet.” (Original text no longer available)



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