30 Rowing Records Awarded 003
30 Rowing Records Awarded 003

A group of senior athletes came together to achieve a historic individual indoor rowing record on Long Island on November 3, 2018. Nineteen seniors from ages 72 to 101, sponsored by U.S. Veterans’ Rowing & Kayaking Foundation, set a combined 30 world and American records.

These members of U.S Veterans’ Rowing & Kayaking Foundation, trained and coached by Paul-Stephen Varszegi, set a record for: “Most Individual Indoor Rowing Records by a Group in One Day”.







Ruth O. Schaufler Adaptive one arm. 4-min. 358 meters and 1-minute 104 meters. Over 50 (PR3 SA) HWT world record for both events

Anita Chionchio. 1-min 134 meters and 100 meters 43.9 sec. HWT world and American

Joe Mor. 4-min 543 meters. HWT American

Marie Drago. 1-hour 6494 meters LWT world and American

Virginia A. Hartt 4-min 625 meters LWT American

Robert Carlstrom 100 meters 37.7 sec HWT American

Barbara Millward 100 meters 36 sec LWT American

Vivian Santacapita. 100 meters 55.1 sec LWT American

Ellen Notaro 5000 meters; 1:07:38.8 LWT American

Lucy Soto 30-min. 3340 meters LWT world and American

Vivian Teller 30-min. 2620. HWT world and American

Sylvia Grant 2000 meters 25:55.2 HWT world and American

Cynthia Dorfman 5000 meters 46:27.2 HWT world and American

Herbert N. Chavkin 4-min. 600 meters LWT world and American

Gasper Accardi 1-min. 112 meters LWT world and American

Elvia Castano 500-meters 3:51.5 HWT American

Grace Furnari 4-min. 421 meters HWT American

Esther Kosiner 4-min. 370 meters. LWT world and American

Congratulations from all of us at Seniors Lifestyle Magazine on your amazing successes! What an accomplished group of seniors!