The Fredericton Rowing Club will be hosting the NB Indoor Championships on Sunday, February 19th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cultural Centre in Fredericton. Registration and weigh-ins open at 8:30 AM. Races are open to all ages and cover distances of 500m, 1K and 2K. The cost is $20 and the entry deadline is midnight on February 17th. Gold medals will be awarded to the winner of each division of the competition.
Donna Bliss, of Durham Bridge has been selected as the 2016 RCA “Umpire of the Year” by Rowing Canada Aviron. She will be presented the award at the national awards banquet held on Saturday, January 28th in Vancouver, B.C.
The Fredericton Rowing Club handed out their year-end awards on Sunday night at their annual AGM/potluck/Christmas party held at the O’Dell Park Lodge in Fredericton.
This season the club captured medals at several regattas and competed locally, regionally and on the national stage. The club has worked hard to develop an indoor-training program that now covers area middle schools, high schools and universities.
The UNB women’s Eight finished 5th in the final of the Canadian University Rowing Championships in Welland, Ont. over the weekend. The crew finished in a time of 8.52.812 just ahead of the University of Victoria.
Jennifer Clarke and Lucy Black were tops among all competitors (overall GMS) at the Really Chili Regatta held on Lake Banook in Dartmouth over the weekend. The junior women’s duo finished the 1 km course in a time of 3:45.6 with a GMS of 93.1 %.
Two women’s eights crews from the Fredericton Rowing Club competed at the 52nd Head of the Charles Regatta held over the weekend in Cambridge, Ma, U.S.A. The Head Of The Charles Regatta welcomes the world’s best crew teams to the banks of the Charles River for the ultimate two-day rowing competition and attracts over 11,000 athletes and tens of thousands of spectators annually.
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.
>> Final GMS Results | Medallists | Photos
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.