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Head of the Charles

Headed to Olympus

America's foremost sculler, Guerette has a single motivation - the Beijing Games in 2008

Michelle Guerette was a portrait of relief after earning the world bronze medal this year. Michelle Guerette was a portrait of relief after earning the world bronze medal this year. (VLADIMIR RYS/GETTY IMAGES)
By Barbara Matson
Globe Staff / October 17, 2007

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She's out there alone on the river. Michelle Guerette checks her onboat GPS, glances at the SpeedCoach, and powers through another stroke as her scull glides through the calm early-morning water on the Charles River. The air is freshened by a breeze that feels as if it might be blowing in from the ocean. (Full article: 1065 words)

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