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Chip McKibben

Full name: John Hansford "Chip" McKibben, II
Gender: Male
Height: 6-4.5 (195 cm)
Weight: 209 lbs (95 kg)
Born: June 23, 1965 in Escondido, California, United States
Affiliations: California Golden Bears, Berkeley (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Biography

Chip McKibben rowed in college initially at Orange Coast College but later moved to U Cal Berkeley. He was on the US national team from 1989-95, rowing in four World Championships, the 1995 Pan American Games, and the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. McKibben won gold medals in the USA eight at the 1994 Worlds, and the 1995 Pan Ams. He started as a sculler, rowing double sculls at the 1991 Worlds, and quad sculls at the 1992 Olympics and 1993 Worlds, but later switched to sweep rowing.

McKibben stayed involved in sports as a career, but not in rowing. He became the general manager of Blenheim Farms in San Juan Capistrano, California, an equestrian center that hosted the 2000 US Olympic equestrian trials. McKibben has also worked in mortgage banking for RJ Brandis, but purchased Blenheim Farms in 1998. He has also served on the board of directors at the Newport Aquatic Center. He continued to seek out competition, in lifeguard events.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Rowing Men's Quadruple Sculls United States USA 8

Men's Quadruple Sculls

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Rowing United States USA Final Round B Final 5:55.06
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat Two 5:52.48
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Rowing United States USA Round One Repêchage Heat One 5:56.98
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Three 5:49.28
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