Weston’s Nick LaCava, a member of the U.S. Olympic rowing team, was on the men’s lightweight four boat that placed fifth in heat 1 on Saturday at Eton Dorney in England.
LaCava and his boatmates finished with a time of six minutes, 2.42 seconds.
Switzerland was first in the heat in 5:53.36, followed by South Africa (5:54.62), Denmark (5:55.64) and Italy (5:56.71).
The competition resumes on Sunday at 4:40 a.m. EST.
Nick LaCava discusses his Olympics journey in a video by HooplaHa- Life With a Smile-www.hooplaha.com: http://bcove.me/48s5nwzx