BOSTON, Mass. – Senior captain Spencer Furey of the Dartmouth heavyweight rowing team was the collegiate winner at the C.R.A.S.H.-B. Sprints World Indoor Rowing Championship this past weekend with a time of 5:54.6.
Also competing in the event were sophomore Ian Marx (6:09.4), junior Noah Van Dyke (6:13.6) and freshman Mark Levinson (6:16.4). Former Big Green captain, Bobby Moffitt ’16 – now a member of the USRowing Training Center – competed in the event and clocked 5:59.5.
C.R.A.S.H.-B. Sprints is the world championship for indoor rowing raced over a distance of 2,000 m on Concept2 indoor rowers. The world record for men is 5:36.6, rowed by New Zealand’s Rob Waddell in 2008.
The Big Green will open the 2017 season on April 1 in Leonia, New Jersey, against Columbia, MIT and Holy Cross.