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The Faces Behind Rowing BC

The Faces Behind Rowing BC - LEANNE SAVAGE In her own words: My first introduction to rowing was in 2006. I was asked by a friend if I wanted to be part of her Corporate Rowing Challenge group. I had…

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The Faces Behind Rowing BC

The Faces Behind Rowing BC - KRISTJAN JOUBERT In his own words: I first started rowing for Dawson College in Montreal. They had both an intro to rowing physical class you could take and a rowing team. My first day…

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The Faces Behind Rowing BC

The Faces Behind Rowing BC - SHEREE MOFFATT In her own words: In 1995, my daughter came home one day and told me she wanted to take up rowing in Maple Bay.  I did not know what she was talking about,…

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The Faces Behind Rowing BC

The Faces Behind Rowing BC - RICHARD TULL In his own words: My first contact with rowing was seeing a pair being rowed by two UBC Rowers off for the summer, on Kalamalka Lake just outside Vernon in the early…

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The Faces Behind Rowing BC

The Faces Behind Rowing BC - MIKE PEARCE In his own words: The first time I rowed was as a first-year student at UBC on the novice team. I started rowing down at Vancouver Rowing Club in the old barge.…

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The Faces Behind Rowing BC

The Faces Behind Rowing BC - DAVID DUNNISON In his own words: Rowing was pretty obscure in this province when I first became aware of it. That didn’t deter my interest and enthusiasm, though. Signing up for rowing was the…

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The Faces Behind Rowing BC

The Faces Behind Rowing BC - LESLIE MANDERS In her own words: I have been rowing since 2014. The Learn to Row course I took only had two participants. Therefore, I learned to row in a double right off the…

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The Faces Behind Rowing BC

The Faces Behind Rowing BC - CRAIG RUTHERFORD In his own words: I started rowing in high school in Nanaimo in one of the classic wooden eights that Nanaimo still had. Either that boat was super heavy or 13-year-old me…

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The Faces Behind Rowing BC

The Faces Behind Rowing BC - SONJA LONNE In her own words: I started rowing as a teenager when I signed up for a rowing summer camp offered at a local club. I really had no idea what to expect,…

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The Faces Behind Rowing BC

The Faces Behind Rowing BC - TARA CHRISTENSEN In her own words: I started rowing in grade 8 and continued to row for the next decade. I learned to row and first started to love racing at the Nanaimo Rowing…

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