At 6-foot-8 and plus pounds, the personable Eubanks oversaw and played a major role in orchestrating an explosion of interest and participation in rowing in his 13 years as a coach and club manager at Oak Ridge. He helped catapult Oak Ridge, which already had a rich history in the sport dating back to the s, to the forefront of great rowing clubs and venues in the country. More than 1, member organizations across the country were eligible for the award. Chapman Award, a national sportsman-of-the-year honor in rowing. They said it was effective July 19 and that I would receive compensation until the end of the year. It was an emotional rush.
Neither prior experience or ORRA membership is required to get started. Check out our regatta schedule to stay up to date with the latest events hosted right here in Oak Ridge. Where to stay Whether rowing or spectating, you'll need a place to rest after a day at the lake! Check out all of the places to stay in Oak Ridge and make one of them your home base while you're here. Video Archive Spring Training in Oak Ridge Every year, high school and college rowing teams from across the country gather in Oak Ridge for spring training. Watch this video to find out why.