2007-08: Competed in the 1st Varsity and 2nd Varsity Eights ... won a bronze medal in the 2nd Varsity Eight at the Pac-10 Championships ... Pac-10 All-Academic Team honorable mention.
2006-07: Competed in the 1st Varsity and 2nd Varsity Eights ... selected to 2007 U.S. Under-23 Lightweight Sculling Camp ... Pac-10 Women's Rowing All-Academic Team honorable mention.
2005-06: Competed in the 2nd Varsity Eight ... placed first in the Lightweight Quad and the Open Women's Quad, and third in the Lightweight Single at the 2006 USRowing National Championships.
High School: Rowed for the Pocock Training Center and Green Lake Crew ... placed seventh at the 2003 USRowing Youth Invite in the Lightweight Eight ... placed seventh at the 2004 USRowing Youth Invite in the Women's Double ... placed second at the 2005 USRowing Youth Invite in the Women's Quad ... received the Math Achievement Award, the Chemistry Achievement Award, and the High GPA Award in her graduating year.
Personal: Born in Seattle, Wash. ... parents are Leonard and Gaylene Altman ... has two older brothers, Jonathan and Matt (Matt also rowed for Stanford) ... majoring in biology ... enjoys cook books and being a Stanford Row House Manager.
Getting to Know Kathy Altman:
|Parents||Leonard and Gaylene Altman|
|Siblings||Jonathan (28), Matt (26)|
|Favorite Book||Sometimes a Great Notion|
|My favorite food is||evening dairy snacks|
|Earliest Rowing Memory||My brother teaching me to row in a double with him|
|Favorite Rowing Venue||Boston for Head of the Charles|
|My greatest athletic moment is||le Tour de Brunch|
|The teammate I admire most is||Kerry Birk|
|Favorite TV Show||Seinfeld|
|Favorite Musical Artist||Better than Ezra|
|My favorite professional sports team is||Boston Red Sox|
|My favorite professional/Olympic athlete is||Yaz Farooq|
|Best things about my hometown||It's Seattle, so everything|
|When I was a kid I was terrified of||Clowns|
|I am most thankful in my life for||My family|
|Did you know||Kathy spent her last birthday rafting down the Urubamba River in the Sacred Valley of the Incas in Peru|