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Ahead of National Learn to Row Day, Olympian Jamie Schroeder recalls rapid rise

Ahead of National Learn to Row Day, Olympian Jamie Schroeder recalls rapid rise

Jamie Schroeder, an Olympic rower in Athens (2004) and Beijing (2008) hasn't had much time for the sport since he retired and began medical school, but the Roland Park resident will be back around the sport Saturday at National Learn to Row day. The event, held at the Baltimore Yacht Club, gives him some rare time back by the water, where he'll be around potential rowers who are at the same level he was when his late-career ascent to Olympian status began. Schroeder, who is now finishing his residency at Johns Hopkins, spoke with The Baltimore Sun about his rowing, his rapid rise from the club level in college to the national team, and what type of person can succeed at the...

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