Lizzie Youngling is not the only Westporter competing for a world rowing title.
She’ll be joined at the Under-23 international championships in Linz, Austria later this month by fellow Staples High School Class of 2011 grad — and Saugatuck Rowing Club teammate — Max Meyer-Bosse.
Max will represent the US in the men’s 8+.
He started rowing at Saugatuck in 7th grade, and it quickly became his passion. In the summers after junior and senior years of high school, he raced for the US Junior National team in Prague and London.
A rising junior economics major at Harvard, he rowed under legendary coach Harry Parker.
“The people I’ve met and the experiences I’ve had because of rowing have shaped me into the person I am today,” Max says.
Like Lizzie, Max must raise all of his training and travel costs. He is a quarter of the way to his $4,500 goal. Click here to help Max represent US Rowing in Austria.