Junior (2016-17): Rowed in the four seat of the first varsity that defeated MIT in the Biglin Bowl (6:39.9) … at the Eastern Sprints Regatta, he rowed in the two seat of the first varsity that placed third in the Petite Final (5:55.98).
Sophomore (2015-16): Rowed in the three seat of the varsity 8 that defeated Mercyhurst (5:50.8) … in the Baggaley Bowl, he was the seven seat in the varsity 8 (5:42.5) … at the Eastern Sprints Regatta, he rowed in the three seat of the varsity 8 that placed second in the Petite Final (6:02.40).
Freshman (2014-15): Opened the season as the three seat in the varsity 8, helping lead Dartmouth to a 10th-place finish at the Head of the Charles (15:30.277) … at the Eastern Sprints Regatta, he was the five seat of the second varsity 8 that was second in the Petite Final (6:04.828) … received the team’s Class of 1990 Award.
Before Dartmouth: Attended Bettendorf High School … lettered in crew each of his four years … captain as a junior and senior … won one silver and two bronze at the U.S. Rowing Club Nationals … silver in men’s single at the U.S. Rowing Men’s Club Nationals in 2013 and seventh in men’s single at the Youth Championship in 2014 … broke the world record in the 100,000-meter speed challenge (mixed U19) … National Honor Society … Patrick Burr Outstanding Social Studies Student … YMCA Advisory Board.
Personal: Christopher Crawford Tinsman is the son of Elizabeth and W. Scott Tinsman … has two brothers … brother, Scottie, was captain of the Princeton crew team, rowing from 2010-14 … planning on studying earth sciences or geology at Dartmouth.