The Washington Post By Matt Schudel, January 5, 2014 Allen Rosenberg, an influential if controversial rowing coach who guided an eight-man crew to an unexpected gold medal at the 1964 Olympic Games, died Dec. 7 at his home in Silver Spring. He was 82. He had Lewy body dementia, a […]

Allen Rosenberg, Olympic rowing coach, dies at 82

By Dorothy Brown ‘Old men.” “A curious crew.” “A crusty bunch of adults.” That’s what the press called the eight-man crew from Vesper Boat Club as they swept the national trials and, in a huge upset, headed for the Tokyo Olympics. The year was 1964… Read the entire article at […]

Vesper Crew, the Heroes of ’64