Will Crothers
  • Born: 06/14/1987
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 195cm
  • Weight: 95kg
  • Birthplace: Kingston, ON
  • Hometown: Kingston, ON

Will Crothers_,Elk Lake, Canada.Will Crothers was a member of the men’s eight that won silver at London 2012. He has been competing internationally for Canada since 2004 when he made his first appearance at the world junior championships, winning bronze in the coxed four. After progressing to the U23 level, he won gold and silver with the eight in 2006 and 2008, respectively. Since joining the senior team, he has won two world championship medals, most notably a bronze with the eight in 2011. Crothers was a member of the varsity crew at the University of Washington, capturing the freshman title at the 2006 Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships. As a sophomore and junior he stroked the varsity eight to undefeated regular seasons in consecutive years, winning the PAC-10 in 2007 and 2008 and the IRA Championships in 2007.


Family: Parents Robert Crothers and Kathleen Simpson… Older brother Daniel… Getting into the Sport: Began rowing at age 14… Has jokingly claimed his undefeated novice season is the highlight of his rowing career…  Outside Interests: Graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Geography… Enjoys woodworking, editing videos, surfing, biking… Odds and Ends: Favourite quote: “The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.” – Wayne Gretzky… Nickname: WillDaBeast… Before a race always looks at his training and knows that no one has trained harder… Listens to rap before a race…


OG: 2012 – SILVER (M8+)

PAG: 2015 – GOLD (M8+), GOLD (M4-)

FISA WCh: 2014 – 5th (M4-); 2013 – 14th (M4-); 2011 – BRONZE (M8+); 2010 – 7th (M8+); 2006 – SILVER (M4+)

FISA WCh (U23): 2009 – 4th (M4-) 2008 – SILVER (M8+); 2007 – 7th (M8+); 2006 – GOLD (M8+)

FISA WCh (junior): 2005 – 4th (M2-); 2004 – BRONZE (M4+)

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