The national rowing championship was June 22nd, and Washington’s strategy was to exercise patience in the four mile race.
Follow the gripping story of the race against time to save San Francisco and the nation from an outbreak of bubonic plague in 1900.
Siga la apasionante historia de la carrera contrarreloj para salvar a San Francisco y al país de un brote de la peste bubónica en 1900.
Don Hume wasn't a physically imposing athlete, but he had a gift for rowing that helped lead the University of Washington rowing team to Olympic victory in 1936.
The boys from Washington had to win one more time to become the first Washington crew to represent the United States in the Olympics.
The 1936 Olympic Opening Ceremony was held on August 1 at the Reichssportsfeld in Berlin.