After multiple knee replacements, my right leg was beyond repair. Amputation was the only choice. This was a blow to my identity as an athletic male who had always excelled at sports. But I adapted, as amputees do. No longer able to compete on the diamond, I pivoted to rowing and found a new outlet for my competitive drive. I qualified three times for the World Indoor Rowing Championships and won a silver medal one year. In 2012, I was invited to try out for US Paralympic Rowing Team. Read full article here. Interested in more Rowers Choice and rowing content? Click here to learn about these rowing coaches and their rowing teams.