View from the water

Here's a look from the Benderson Family Finish Tower beach as the men's lightweight doubles raced Thursday, July 25. The U.S. team of Luke Smith on the bow and Alexandar Damjanovic at stroke took fourth with a time of 6:43.530. Smith is from Tampa, Fla. The German, Australian and Portugese boats took first, second and third places and go to semifinals, while the American and Egyptian boats go to a repechage. See more about this heat at • Video by Douglas E. Jessmer