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The Golden Hunter

The shell used by the U.S. Olympic rowing team to win the gold medal in the Women’s 8 rowing competition in Beijing is named after Islander and former UW regent  and benefactor, W. Hunter Simpson. The name is visible in the center  of the boat between the fourth and fifth rower.  - Jamie Squire / Getty Images
The shell used by the U.S. Olympic rowing team to win the gold medal in the Women’s 8 rowing competition in Beijing is named after Islander and former UW regent and benefactor, W. Hunter Simpson. The name is visible in the center of the boat between the fourth and fifth rower.
— image credit: Jamie Squire / Getty Images

The shell used by the U.S. Olympic rowing team to win the gold medal in the Women’s 8 rowing competition in Beijing is named after Islander and former UW regent

and benefactor, W. Hunter Simpson. The name is visible in the center

of the boat between the fourth and fifth rower.

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