How Lake Union Became a Rowing Hub on the West Coast

Frank Cunningham, a rower and coach from the 1940s until his death at age 91 in 2013, hosts this history of the Pocock Brothers and rowing on Lake Union in Seattle. Produced for the Lake Union Virtual Museum, this video provides an intriguing look at the simultaneous development of western U.S. university crew programs and advancements in boat design by builders George and Richard Pocock. The confluence of these activities spawned a rowing community in Seattle that to this day continues to produce top caliber rowers.

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