Orange Coast College the Rowing Champions

Rowing is one of the remaining sports associated with the amateur. The Orange Coast College was one of the competitors of the 12th national title. The nationals were held at Lake Lanier. The students at Orange County School are competitive and believe in winning. The 22-year-old Daniel Amado is the captain. He had a disk break that made him be out of the game temporally. It was a delight for him to get back to the sport early this year. He says that rowing does not only make one keen to bounce back, it also prepares a person physically and mentally to overcome anything.


The coach of the Orange Coast College rowing men’s team is known as Steve Morris. Just like all other people who row, the sport is his passion. He believes that the sport has an aesthetic effect. He is a former student at this college and was a member of the then rowing team serving as a coxswain. A coxswain is believed to be the brain that managed the oars. He sits at the back of the boats and yells commands to the rowers, sculling noise and drowning out the wind.


The Orange Coast College has a boathouse that is known as the David. A. Grant Collegiate Rowing Center. The boathouse is located in Newport Harbor. On getting to the center, one is approached by gleaming boats that are stacked neatly. Their walls are decorated with national flags and photos of previous teams. The Orange Coast College has won 11 national titles with the latest one being last year. About 10 students from the school have gone to participate in the Olympics and also at the world championship. The college considers Rowing as a serious sport.


Orange Coast College was founded in the year 1947 and has grown to become one of the best community colleges in the nation. In each semester, over 25,000 students enroll in the college. The college encompasses the latest technology in learning and has exceptional facilities. It offers over 135 career and academic programs. The college is located in Costa Mesa minutes from the beaches in Southern California.


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