Niskayuna's Kevin Koste won a gold medal at the Royal Canadian Henley
Regatta, finishing first out of 57 boats from across North and South America
in the Under 17 category.
Racing began on Thursday, August 8 and culminated with Koste's victory in the finals on Saturday, August 11. Five boats from the United States, Canada and Peru competed in the finals.
Koste is pictured here at the award ceremony, where he received his medal and a plaque for the high school display case. The trophy will have his name engraved on it, but stays in Canada.
For video from the finals, please click here.