The road to London continues as several Olympic qualifying rowing events are underway for the week of June 12 -17.
Olympic trials in rowing began Tuesday at Mercer Lake in West Windsor, N.J., where trials for the last of the qualified small boats brought USRowing Training Center member Amanda Polk of the University of Notre Dame and Chicago-area native Sarah Zalenka.
They're competing for the automatic qualification to the 2012 Olympic Rowing Team, pending final United States Olympic Committee approval.
The Olympic trials at Mercer Lake will be held from June 12 through June 14. The final race begins at 8 a.m. Thursday.
The race to the Olympics continues this weekend when the Rowing World Cup #3 gets underway June 15 through June 18 in Munich, Germany. While the USRowing Northwest Regional Masters Championships takes place the same weekend in Klamath Falls, Oregon.
The Olympic Team naming date is June 22.