Washtenaw Rowing Center Team—including 7 Skyline rowers—breaks a world indoor record

The girls completed 40 hours and 20 minutes of continuous rowing on the rowing machine

Washtenaw Rowing Center made a world record attempt this past weekend and was successful in breaking the Concept 2 u19 Women –  Large Team Open Weight Longest Continual Row.

Rowers completed 40 hours and 20 minutes on the rowing machine, beating the previous mark of 32 hours and 13 minutes. The total distance traveled was 509,705 meters. 

Washtenaw Rowing Center brings together the best high school athletes from around the region each summer for their Canadian Henley Camp.

Skyline senior Kat Bauer coordinated a group from this past summer to make the attempt over this Thanksgiving Break. Erin Cantrell Fitness in Ann Arbor hosted the event indoors. 

The team consisted of Skyline High School students Kat Bauer, Gretel Ham, Addie Kim, Kylie Evenson, Lottie Hadley, Keira Hale, and Rowan Kowalewski, along with Natasha Kobelsky and Elizabeth Hartigan of Northville High School, Maya Fister of Notre Dame Academy, and Grace Worthington of Grand Haven High School.  

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