Handcrafting High School: Year 1, The First Four Months: Crew

Crew: Once There Were Vikings, and that Is the Last Time Any of Sean’s Relatives Rowed! Rowing, or crew as I am just beginning to call it, has been the surprise favorite this year. My husband’s grandparents emigrated from Norway, but they were farmers there and in North Dakota where they ended up. The last relatives in our family that we know of who rowed were Vikings. In fact, everything I know about this sport I have learned from watching my son compete and reading the book The Boys in the Boat, by Daniel James Brown, which is a...

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