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Winnipeg Competes at 132th Royal Canadian Henley

The 132th Royal Canadian Henley Regatta came to a close this past Sunday after 6 days of intense racing.  With over 2000 entries from all over North America and beyond, Winnipeg Rowing Club had 8 athletes race at the event. 117 more words


Smooth sailing on Clear Lake

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa – Outdoor activities are typically at the mercy of the weather, but sailing regattas are among the most weather sensitive outdoor sports. 346 more words


Poll: would YOU be willing to pay something for online rowing coverage?

Something new happened last weekend.  The RowingVoice twitter account was taken over – without me there – by another tweeter.  Don’t worry, it was all legit:  Oxford Brookes steersman… 819 more words


Tops & Bottoms Fun for Old & Young

Kenora Rowing Club’s annual Tops & Bottoms regatta was held on Rabbit Lake Saturday, July 26. The perfect weather and water made for a great day for junior and master racing. 151 more words


Paul Thiessen Earns Three Silvers in Mexico

WRC’s Paul Thiessen, rowing for the Canadian, raced his way to three silver medals this past weekend at the Pan American Olympic Festival Regatta in Mexico.   104 more words


Winnipeg Represents at Canadian Masters Championship

Six Winnipegers headed west to Burnaby Lake this past weekend to take part in the 2014 RCA Canadian Masters Championships.  Sandra Kirby, an international FISA rowing official, as well as the WRC Masters program coach, was part of the Official’s jury that ran the two day regatta.   138 more words


European Championships in Helsinki

Our two weeks training and racing in Helsinki, Finland provided us with stiff competition, beautiful sailing conditions, and lots and lots of midsummer daylight. At this time of year, it doesn’t get dark until after midnight and the sun comes up again just after 3 am! 1,252 more words