May Club Meeting: Jordan Rapp Tues. 17th

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May 17, 2011

Jordan Rapp was born on July 28th, 1980. Three weeks later, he went for his first open water swim (sort of) in the waters of Lost Lake in Brewster, NY. Eighteen years later, he took first strokes of a different kind - in a rowing shell - on Princeton University's Lake Carnegie.

After a high school career focused on squash and lacrosse, he began training for endurance athletics on a Concept II ergometer in the winter of 1998/99. Millions of meters and millions of strokes later, he was injured for the first time in his rowing career while training to make the U.S. National Team. And so, in April of 2003, he clipped a pair of aerobars onto his road bike, bought a pair of race wheels with the first tax return of his post-graduate career, and never looked back except to occasionally take a peek at the competition. In March of 2010 Rapp suffered a horrific bike crash... come learn how he recovered and came back to the top!

Agenda:
5:00P Food/Social Hour
6:00P Announcements/Raffle
7:00P Jordan Rapp emceed by Bob Babbitt
7:45P Pics & Autographs

Location:
UCPT /FunctionSmart
10803 Vista Sorrento Parkway, Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92121
Office: (858) 452-0282