Jennifer Huffman, National Rowing Champion and granddaughter of 1936 Olympic Gold Medalist Joe Rantz from The Boys in the Boat, started rowing at the age of 38.
Today, her rowing accomplishments include:
- National Champion in three events at US Rowing Masters Nationals in Oakland, CA
- Winning five events and medaling in another five at FISA Masters World Regatta in Sarasota, FL
- Second place finish in the Womens Senior Masters 50+ Eights to the 1991 Gold Medal Canadian Olympic 8+ at Head of the Charles in Boston, MA.
In her “free” time, Jennifer enjoys coaching competitive gymnastics, which she has done for the past 28 years.
Watch a video of Jennifer talking about carrying on her grandfather’s legacy: