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  Kathy Altman
Kathy Altman

Player Profile

Seattle, Wash.

High School:
Seattle Academy



2007-08: Competed in the 1st Varsity and 2nd Varsity Eights ... won a bronze medal in the 2nd Varsity Eight at the Pac-10 Championships ... Pac-10 All-Academic Team honorable mention.

2006-07: Competed in the 1st Varsity and 2nd Varsity Eights ... selected to 2007 U.S. Under-23 Lightweight Sculling Camp ... Pac-10 Women's Rowing All-Academic Team honorable mention.

2005-06: Competed in the 2nd Varsity Eight ... placed first in the Lightweight Quad and the Open Women's Quad, and third in the Lightweight Single at the 2006 USRowing National Championships.

High School: Rowed for the Pocock Training Center and Green Lake Crew ... placed seventh at the 2003 USRowing Youth Invite in the Lightweight Eight ... placed seventh at the 2004 USRowing Youth Invite in the Women's Double ... placed second at the 2005 USRowing Youth Invite in the Women's Quad ... received the Math Achievement Award, the Chemistry Achievement Award, and the High GPA Award in her graduating year.

Personal: Born in Seattle, Wash. ... parents are Leonard and Gaylene Altman ... has two older brothers, Jonathan and Matt (Matt also rowed for Stanford) ... majoring in biology ... enjoys cook books and being a Stanford Row House Manager.

Getting to Know Kathy Altman:

ParentsLeonard and Gaylene Altman
SiblingsJonathan (28), Matt (26)
Major Biology/Premed
Contemplated ProfessionPhysician
Favorite BookSometimes a Great Notion
My favorite food isevening dairy snacks
Earliest Rowing MemoryMy brother teaching me to row in a double with him
Favorite Rowing VenueBoston for Head of the Charles
My greatest athletic moment isle Tour de Brunch
The teammate I admire most isKerry Birk
Favorite TV ShowSeinfeld
Favorite Musical ArtistBetter than Ezra
My favorite professional sports team isBoston Red Sox
My favorite professional/Olympic athlete isYaz Farooq
Best things about my hometownIt's Seattle, so everything
When I was a kid I was terrified ofClowns
I am most thankful in my life forMy family
Did you knowKathy spent her last birthday rafting down the Urubamba River in the Sacred Valley of the Incas in Peru
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