This past August, Winkler had the honor of representing the United States in Rio de Janeiro in the 2016 Summer Olympics. A member of Cornell’s track and field team, Winkler donned the red, white and blue and competed for the United States in the hammer throw.
Eisser’s boat claimed fifth place with a time of 6:57.67, behind Germany — who earned gold with a time of 6:49.39 — and Netherland and Poland, winning silver and bronze, respectively.
The women’s quadruple sculls final takes place on Wednesday at 9:34 a.m., just following the men’s coxed eight Repechage event.
A former Olympic sprinter for the US Virgin Islands, Durant cites his own experience, both as an athlete and as an individual, as the source for his coaching philosophy, which revolves mainly around his student athletes’ self-confidence.