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Ok, not all of us. But one of our ETP Associates, Ryan Kirlin, a competitive rower out of the New York Athletic Club, was a member of the lightweight men’s four which won their finals event at the Pan American Games Trials held Thursday, August 18th, at Mercer Lake in New Jersey. This means that Ryan and his teammates will represent the U.S. in the lightweight men’s four in the Pan Am Games! An extraordinary accomplishment!
The 2011 Pan American Games, officially the XVI Pan American Games or the 16th Pan American Games, will be a major international multi-sport event that will be held from October 14–30, 2011 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, with some events held in nearby cities of Ciudad Guzmán, Puerto Vallarta, Lagos de Moreno and Tapalpa. It will be the largest multi-sport event of the year, with approximately 6,000 athletes from 42 nations expected to participate in 36 sports.