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Spokane’s Redman crosses paths with Dan O’Brien at Olympic Training Center

Jamie Redman of Spokane crossed paths with a former University of Idaho track star as she works out with the U.S. Women's Rowing Team at the Olympic Training Center near San Diego.

Redman took time out to chat with former Olympic decathlete Dan O'Brien, who won a gold medal in the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta.  O'Brien is one of the Center's ambassadors to athletes training for the 2012 Summer Olympics. He helps Redman and other athletes prepare for the pressures of the Olympic spotlight.

Redman, a product of Lewis and Clark High School and Yale University, said the U.S. Team training is hard work, but the center has a wealth of professional trainers, therapists and dieticians to help them hone their way toward London.  Said Redman:

“In between rows, I’m trying to utilize the many resources the O.T.C. offers the athletes: the newly renovated and expertly staffed Performance and Rehab Center; the delicious dining hall (serving plenty of vegetables, but no desserts, alas); the sports psychology and nutrition counseling; the on-site laundry facilities; the big-screen TVs in the Athlete Lounge… I am *so thankful* for the opportunity to train at this marvelous complex!”

Rower Jamie Redman training in Spokane with Olympic goal

U.S. Women's Rowing Team member Jamie Redman, 25, is home in Spokane for the holidays, but her training regimen never lets up. In the video above, the Lewis and Clark High School validictorian, NCAA champion and two-time world champion talks about her life and her golden dream for 2012.

Spokane’s Redman wins second rowing gold in Team USA’s Europe tour

WOMEN'S ROWINGSpokane's Jamie Redman — graduate of Lewis and Clark High School and Yale University — is packing home more gold in the  U.S. Women’s Rowing Team 8-seater boat.

On Sunday morning, USA's woman's-eight won gold at Switzerland's World Cup Regatta in Lucerne. Top teams from 50 countries were competing.

The previous week, Redman's women’s 8 team won the prestigious Henley Royal Regatta on the Thames in England. Team members had to purchase hats to meet the dress code for the awards ceremony.

Redman already has won national championships on the Yale Rowing Team. Last fall, she was on the U.S.A. women’s 8 boat that won the World Championship in New Zealand.

Today, Redman returned to their rowing base camp in Princeton, NJ., where she said she's hoping to continue training and remaining relatively injury free for a shot at further European World Cup competition and possibly the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.

Check out results at www.row2k.com, or www.worldrowing.com.

Spokane’s Redman rowing a streak across Europe

Jamie Redman, a former Lewis and Clark High School athlete and valedictorian, is continuing her winning ways in Europe this month on the U.S. Women’s Rowing Team.

And to prove you can't run away from home, she ran into some North Central High School girls cross-country athletes in Switzerland (above) when she noticed their Bloomsday t-shirts in the Lucerne train station.

Redman already has won national championships on the Yale Rowing Team. Last fall, she was on the U.S.A. women’s 8 boat that won the World Championship in New Zealand.

Last week, her women’s 8 team won the prestigious Henley Royal Regatta on the Thames in England. Team members had to purchase hats to meet the dress code for the awards ceremony.

Friday her team, slightly adjusted from Henley, will race its first heat in Switzerland's World Cup Regatta, which has attracted teams from 50 countries.

“And because the 2011 World Champs are also the official Olympic Qualifying Regatta, you can rest assured that everyone is bringing their A-game to the starting line this weekend!” she said in an email.

Check out results at www.row2k.com, or www.worldrowing.com.

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