Korea is 13 hours AHEAD of the Eastern time zone. Here is the schedule:
Opening ceremony: July 3rd at 7:00 pm (6:00 am EST)
Heats: July 5th at 12:18 pm (July 4th 11:15 pm EST)
Finals: July 7th at 4:15 pm (3:15 am EST)
So have some coffee after the fireworks, and check out the live streaming feed, then make sure you catch the finals!
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Team USA participated along with the other teams in the Opening Ceremony this morning.
Where's Waldo?? Well, Wes, in this case? Spotted. Look closely, he has his arms in the air and his hat on backwards, of course.
Good luck Team USA!
Team USA took first place in their heat in the Mens 8+ at the Universiade 2015 games in Korea yesterday. Our former UPCRC youth rower, Wes Vear, rows seat 4 in that boat. Tomorrow they race in the finals. Go USA!!!
Local news channel WJMN highlighted Team USA's win in their first heat. Click here to see the story.
THEY TOOK THE GOLD!!
Wes, and his team won the gold in the Mens 8 Final! Congratulations Team USA! Have a safe trip home.
Watch the YouTube video of the race (USA is in lane 3, Wes is in seat 4):