Barbara Hogan is the world champion in her age group on the erg in the 1K and 2K lightweight events. She is the National Champion on the water in the Double, Quad and Eight. She began rowing after completing her career as a teacher and has spent the past eight years rowing, traveling to row, and cooking to row. Oh, and she is a master at making weight; she has dropped thirty pounds since retiring and is still getting faster on the water and the erg. She was the 2014 USRowing Fans Choice Masters Athlete of the Year. She's also been known to jump in the coxswain's seat when needed. Don't let her fool you, she's a fantastic cox.