How cool is this? Westlake has it's own Olympian!
Rower Margot Shumway of Westlake qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics in women's double sculls with teammate Sarah Trowbridge of Guilford, Conn.
The Summer Olympics are in London from July 27 through August 12. Shumway, a and Ohio State University graduate, will compete in her event in the July 30 and 31 qualifying rounds. The medal round is August 3.
Here's some coverage of Shumway's accomplishment:
- Margot Row for Gold (a blog by Margot's mom, Julia Shumway): Margot and Sarah WON
- Rowing News: London Bound: Three U.S. Crews Earn Olympic Qualification
- The Plain Dealer: Westlake Rower Margot Shumway qualifies for London Olympics in double sculls