Three-time Olympic rower Andy Crosby was a member of Canadian eights crew at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, winning the gold medal by 0.14 seconds, the closest rowing final in Olympic history.
The greatest female solo rower Canada ever produced, Silken Laumann’s failure to win an Olympic gold medal might be her finest sporting moment. With three Olympic medals, the single sculls bronze medal at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona transcended the race.
Lesley Thompson-Willie, from London, ON, is a legendary coxswain of the Canadian women’s eight rowing team. She won a silver medal at London 2012, making her a five-time Olympic medallist and seven-time Olympian.