Taylor Ritzel

Taylor Ritzel

Taylor Ritzel is a 2012 Olympic Champion in rowing and a 2010 graduate of Yale University. During her time on the United States National Rowing Team, Taylor won the 2010 and the 2011 World Championships as part of the Women’s 8+ and currently holds the world record in the event. She began rowing at Yale, winning three NCAA Championships and serving as Captain her senior year. Taylor is currently training full-time in Princeton in the hopes of making the 2016 Olympic team.

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Taylor Ritzel: The Row To Rio

Editor's Note: Taylor Ritzel was 23 years old and not long out of Yale University when she won a gold medal with the U.S. Women's Rowing team at the...