Grit and Determination Propel Kingston’s Rondout Rowing Club Through COVID Season

Grit and Determination Propel Kingston’s Rondout Rowing Club Through COVID Season

Excerpts from a chat with Katie Irwin: new to the Hudson Valley in 2019 and newly elected president of the Rondout Rowing Club. – By Sandy Fiechtner, new rower in 2019 who met Katie in a boat!  “Rowing is a sport you can do into your 80’s. I hope to be rowing till then.” Texas born Katie Irwin was tall among her peers in high school and perfect for basketball. She found the combination of competition, teamwork and a common goal irresistible. A dislocated shoulder injury put her on the bench. “My mom sensed my depression and searched out […]