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An Olympic hopeful rows against the odds

Ben Harrison (right) with Alex Hearne at the Olympic trials at Princeton, N.J. Harrison first tried rowing at the Noble & Greenough School. Ben Harrison (right) with Alex Hearne at the Olympic trials at Princeton, N.J. Harrison first tried rowing at the Noble & Greenough School. (Ed Hewitt/row2k.com)
By Monique Walker
Globe Staff / June 26, 2008

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Ben Harrison is so close to the Olympics, yet so far away. The 23-year-old Dedham native has spent months training with the US Olympic crew in Princeton, N.J., hoping to earn a spot for this year's Summer Games in Beijing. (Full article: 819 words)

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