FRC and UNB/STU rowers captured eight gold at the Atlantic Rowing Championships and Atlantic University Rowing Championships held in Antigonish, N.S. over the weekend.
Twenty two athletes competed representing FRC, UNB and STU teams.
The Fredericton Rowing Club captured eight medals at the Head of 4 Bridges Regatta held over the weekend on the St. John River. Sunny skies and calm waters made for some fast times and great racing for the 114 athletes that competed from around the maritimes which included eight clubs and universities.
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Rowing New Brunswick Aviron has announced the criteria for those athletes looking to compete for Team NB at the 2017 Jeux du Canada Games in Winnipeg, Mn. The rowing venue itself will be located in Kenora, Ont.
Two members of the Fredericton Rowing Club competed at the National Rowing Championships over the weekend on BurnabyLake, B.C. Jess Chouinard finished 11th overall in the women’s open single while teammate Jenn Clarke was 29th in the junior women’s open single event.
There were 18 crews that hit the water outfitted in their competitive clothing for a photo shoot that travelled down towards Morrell Park and back.
There were 13 members of FRC that took part in Rowing PEI’s first Red Island Regatta on Saturday on the Brudenell River which highlighted a unique combination of events including sprint races as well as coastal rowing in open water.
The regatta may be the first of its kind in Canada and North America combining sprint and coastal rowing events.
The Paris Crew was inducted into the inaugural class of the Canadian Rowing Hall of Fame on Tuesday in St. Catharines, Ont.
Rowing New Brunswick Aviron (RNBA) is looking for an individual to fill the position of Team Manager for the 2017 Canada Games to be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba between July 28 – August 13, 2017. Rowing will be held in the first week with NB rowing team arriving around July 28 and returning to New Brunswick on August 5.