Player Profile: Katie Johnson


Name: Katie Johnson

Grade: Junior

Sport: Crew

How long have you been rowing for?

“I have been rowing for three years.”

How do you feel about the season so far?

So far, the season has been going pretty well, but it is still pretty early.”

What is your favorite part of the sport?

“My favorite part about the sport is that it is outside. Contrary to my other sports and activities, I get to have a very pretty view when I am working out. That really motivates me.”

How did you get into rowing?

I got into rowing because my friend convinced me to join the team with her my freshman year, and I needed a break from swimming.”

What is your favorite part about being on this team?

My favorite part about being on the team is the people I’ve met through it. I have made a good amount of friends through rowing, and I am very grateful for that. It also teaches a great lesson on self-discipline. It is very time consuming, so you have to learn how to manage your time.”

What is your inspiration for rowing?

My inspiration in the sport is to row for the people in my boat, my other friends, family, and more.”