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Feb 10, 2020

Aquil Abdullah has represented the United States at the World Championships and Olympic Games, highlighted by a 6th place finish in the 2004 Athens Games in the Men's Double Sculls along with partner Henry Nuzum.

Aquil was also the first male African-American to win USRowing Nationals, the Diamond Sculls event at the Royal Henley Regatta, and to represent the US at the World Championships and Olympics.

Show Notes

00:00:00 - Introduction
00:02:01 - Maintaining Body Awareness and Staying Curious
00:07:31 - The Challenge of Warming Up
00:11:05 - Psychological Racing Strategies
00:16:25 - You Need Good Athletes
00:18:23 - Challenges Faced by Diversity Initiatives
00:38:01 - Selling the Sport to Novice Rowers
00:42:58 - Egalitarianism in Rowing