UNB competes at university championships

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.

Clarke, Black overall winners of Really Chili 

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 %.

Eights compete at Head of Charles Regatta

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.

Locals capture eight gold at Atlantics

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.

FRC rocks Head of 4 Bridges2016ho4bfront

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

Games selection criteria announced

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.

Rowers compete at NRC’s

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.

It’s a bird, a plane…no it’s a drone!

drone3On Saturday FRC club members were followed downriver by our friendly neighborhood drone.

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.

> Drone over St. John River


Crews compete at Red Island Regatta

2016PEIThere 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.

>> Coastal Rowing | Human Lobsters

Strong showing for Henley crews

Jennifer Clarke, Lucy Black, Melanie Hamel and Dana Durnford in the U19 W4X.

Five crews reached the semis and three personal best times were accomplished from the 22 rowers from FRC that competed at this years’ 134th Royal Canadian Henley Regatta in St. Catharines, Ont.

The Paris Crew enters hall of fame

The Paris Crew was inducted into the inaugural class of the Canadian Rowing Hall of Fame  on Tuesday in St. Catharines, Ont.

Rowing NB seeking Games manager

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.