Dec 5, 2016
Rowing, Ergs, Paddling, Water-sport, Fitness Programs, Gyms
Sara Hendershot played many sports growing up and tried
rowing at Simsbury High School, where she was immediately hooked.
She was recruited to row at Princeton University where her
collegiate career peaked during her senior season when she was
named Captain of the team, rowed an undefeated dual season, a 3rd
place finish at NCAAs, and was named First Team All-America. Upon
graduation, Sara turned down an offer on Wall Street to continue
rowing at the elite level.
Fourth place finish in the 2012 Olympic Games in the Women’s
Pair. Following London, Sara committed to training for another
Olympic Cycle, but unfortunately was plagued with injury for almost
After recovering from injury, Sara shifted focus to
staying competitive while helping others succeed at
rowing, and she currently runs an elite rowing coaching
program with her husband called Rowfficient in Boston. She is also
a Senior Account Manager at SMACK! Media.