London Olympics Fast Five: Elliot Hovey
Elliot Hovey was born Feb. 17, 1983 in Boston. Hovey grew up in Manchester, Mass. but attended the Salisbury School in Connecticut for high school. It was in high school that Hovey developed an interested in rowing. Hovey was a member of the high school crew team. He went on to attend University of California, Berkeley. A member of the varsity eight at UCal, Hovey and hio teammates won the Pac-10 Championships and the IRA Championships in 2006. Hovey competed in the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the men’s double sculls and placed 13th. In 2010, Hovey placed 8th in the men’s quadruple sculls at the Rowing World Cup in Lucerne Switzerland.
Learn more about Elliot in the Fast Five video!