At Princeton – 2014: helped the 2V to a silver medal at the IRA National Championships while rowing in the 7-seat; it was the best 2V finish at the IRAs since 2000 … helped the 2V win silver at the Eastern Sprints … boat went 8-2 during the year and won its last four races. 2013: rowed in the bow and helped the V8 to the grand finals at both the Eastern Sprints and IRA national championships … led Princeton to fourth-place finish at Sprints and sixth at IRAs … Before 2013: rowed 2 seat in the varsity eight as a sophomore and as a freshman rowed in the 4 seat of the freshman eight which finished second at Eastern Sprints and fourth at IRA's.
Before Princeton – Gold medalist in 8+ and 4+ at CanAmMex games in 2008 … member of the US Junior National Team, finishing fourth in the 8+ event … holds the U18 World record for 60’ and marathon (42,500m) tests on a static erg.
Personal – born Nov. 26, 1991 … son of Ian and Nancy Kopelman … father is a lawyer, mother is a trader … has one sister, Meredith … enjoys watching movies, especially those starring Will Ferrell … majoring in economics.
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