Full name: August Casimir "Gus" Erker
Born: October 24, 1879 in Pfaffenwiesbach, Wehrheim, Hessen, Germany
Died: November 29, 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Affiliations: Century Boat Club
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Gus Erker came to the United States from Germany when he was 13 years old. He rowed in many regattas, both in the United States and Europe, primarily as a member of St. Louis' Century Boat Club. Erker overcame the handicap of having only one eye, which caused a lack of depth perception.
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