Archive for July, 2021

Olympic Update

I’m happy to report that Molly Reckford, and Michelle Sechser are heading to the women’s lightweight double sculls rowing semi-finals tomorrow night, Tuesday, July 27, at 10:50 pm EDT. You can watch it live at http://www.nbcolympics.com. The top three teams will compete in the “A” final on Wednesday, July 28. You can watch their winning race from Saturday here (start at 83:03). A special thanks to Sam Reckford, Millicent Fenwick’s grandson and Molly’s Dad, for the updates. Go Molly and Michelle! Go Team USA!

Molly Reckford and Michelle Sechser at the 2021 World Rowing Final Olympic Qualifying Regatta in Switzerland

Millicent Fenwick’s Great-Granddaughter is an Olympian

Molly Reckford, Millicent Fenwick’s great grandchild, won the U.S. Olympic Rowing Trials in the women’s lightweight double sculls and won the final Olympic Qualifying Regatta in Lucerne. She is in Tokyo as part of the USA Olympic team! Her first race is tonight, Friday, July 23, at 9:20 PM EDT. Stay tuned for more information and Go Molly! Go USA!