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Pause at the Release: Rachel Buchanan

Rachel Buchanan
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March 14, 2012

Tulsa, Okla. - Pause at the Release is our periodic feature in which we highlight the perspective of one of our student-athletes. In these articles, the athletes share their personal experiences as part of the Golden Hurricane team with our wonderful supporters and community members. Here, you'll find the backstage story on TU Women's Rowing, told through the eyes of the athletes themselves. Check back often to see updates from more of your favorite rowers and coxswains.

Rachel Buchanan on the Bead Necklace Tradition

Watch the video below to learn about the "Bead Necklace Tradition" of the Tulsa rowing team. Rachel Buchanan explains the history behind the tradition, as well as demonstrates just a small amount of her ability to name everyone who has received the bead.



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