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Sitting in the bow seat, Glencoe’s Josh Kuppersmith rows for New Trier’s Men’s Varsity 8+ team at the Scholastic Rowing Association of America’s National Championships in May 2015 in New Jersey. Josh Dreyfus/New Trier Varsity Rowing
Fouad Egbaria, Editor
10:25 am CDT August 11, 2015

Glencoe’s Josh Kuppersmith headed to New Trier four years ago looking for a new athletic challenge. 

Kuppersmith, who is soon headed to Harvard University for his freshman year, played a number of sports growing up: basketball, soccer, lacrosse and cross-country. 

Then he thought he’d give rowing a try — when he tried out, he’d never rowed before.