Rowing, Resiliency, and the Pathways to
Fulfillment Created Through the Sport
Join us Sunday, June 2 at 3 PM in the Big House to hear Linda Muri, a captivating speaker on rowing, personal perseverance and the advantages the sport brings to young people. She is a 1986 MIT graduate in aeronautical engineering who went on to coach winning teams at Cornell, Harvard, Dartmouth and now MIT.
This talk is free and open to the public but registration is required.
More About Linda
Linda Muri has coached elite rowers for over twenty years and currently coaches the MIT women’s lightweight crew team. In the past, Muri coached crews at Cornell University, Harvard, and Dartmouth College. Muri also has extensive international experience coaching U19’s and U23’s to world championship success in sculling and sweeping boats. Her international experience includes coaching former Harvard Lightweight rower Andrew Campbell to gold medal finishes in the single at the World Rowing U23 Championships in 2013 and 2014. Since 2004, she has coached 14 different World Championship events.
A three-time World Champion rower and 18-time US National Champion, Muri also distinguished herself by competing in the 2014 Boston Marathon, the first after the 2013 terrorist bombings. A frequent competitor in that race, she ran it in ’14 while undergoing chemotherapy. She finished in under five hours.
Muri earned a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering from MIT and a Master’s degree in Education from Harvard.
· Three-time World Champion, USA
· Nine-time US National Team member
· 18-time US National Champion
· 13-time winner, Head of the Charles Regatta
· Dartmouth College Women’s Rowing Team, head coach
· Cornell University Lightweight Men’s Rowing Team, coach
· Harvard University Lightweight Men’s Rowing Team, coach