Boathouse Sports, the official supplier of uniforms and apparel to the US Olympic mens and women's rowing teams, announced that it provided the rowing gear to the Olympic themed movie “BACKWARDS.”  Boathouse Sports worked closely with “BACKWARDS” writer, producer, director and star of the film, Sarah Megan Thomas, to accurately depict the true life story of Abi Brooks and her dream of rowing in the Olympics.  “BACKWARDS” premiers nationwide today Friday, September 21st, click here to find a theater near you.  

“We are all very excited to see our products appear in a movie that will call a lot of attention to rowing and indirectly to our products,” said John Strotbeck, founder of Boathouse Sports and former Olympic rower ('84 and '88).  “Hopefully, people will go away with a better understanding of rowing and will encourage young people everywhere to try our sport.”