2010-11: Won gold at the NCAA Championships and Pac-10 Championships with the Cardinal II Eight ... recorded an undefeated weekend at the Lake Natoma Invitational.
2008-09: Member of the 2009 NCAA Division I National Champion Rowing Team ... rowed the spare pair at the NCAA National Championships, winning the Style award ... finished fifth at the Pac-10s in the varsity four.
2007-08: Won a bronze medal in the 2nd Varsity Eight at the 2008 Pac-10 Championships.
High School: Rowed with Parkland Rowing Team and Victoria City Rowing Club ... was a member of Team BC 2007 at Western Canada Summer Games ... part of Canadian Can-Am-Mex Team ... won the gold medal in the Women's Eight at the Western Canada Summer Games and Can-Am-Mex competition in 2007 ... named Parkland Senior Female Outstanding Athlete and Parkland Grade 12 Outstanding Athlete in 2007 ... in 2006, named Parkland Senior Oarswoman of the Year and was part of Parkland's Sr. Women's Best Crew ... awarded Parkland Rowing Plaque for outstanding achievement in rowing in 2005 ... helped Women's Eight to title at CSSRA in 2005 ... swam and played soccer as a prep ... helped lead her high school swimming team to the provincial championship meet five times ... member of Principal's Honor Roll.
Personal: Born in Victoria, B.C., Canada ... parents are Dan Thompson and Barbara Adams ... has an older sister, Lauren ... major is undecided.
Getting to Know Julia Thompson:
|Parents||Dan Thompson and Barbara Adams|
|I was introduced to rowing by||My mother|
|The reason I love rowing is:||It is one of the most intense things I have ever done|
|The thing I love most about rowing is:||Working with my teammates|
|My favorite food is||Mint chocolate|
|The best advice I've ever received was:||from my Grandma|
|My parents were right when they told me||That I should set my goals high|
|Favorite Sport Other Than Rowing||Swimming or soccer|
|If I had to cook all of my meals I would probably survive on||Pasta|