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The Boys in the Boat (BC’s Version)

You can watch the 1936 University of Washington's crew's amazing story in George Clooney's recent film, "The Boys in the Boat". But did you know that Canada had it's own story of a working class crew of young men overcoming…

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2023 Wrapped

What a year! BC Rowing Community, we know how to have fun! 6 Development Camps 18 Newly Certified BC Coaches 157 Active Coaches 2 Level II Umpire Clinics 276 Spaces Created for Equity-Deserving Participants 49 Days of Racing 29 Champions…

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BC Athletes Named To National Rowing Championships

The following athletes have met the eligibility requirements and will race for Rowing BC at NRCs: Athlete NameClubCoachChrista AkinsVCRCAlec StapffConnor AttridgeUVICAalbert Van SchothorstOliver BatekUVICAalbert Van SchothorstPiper BattersbyRCACarol LoveJulian BlackUBCTeagan BlueVCRCKatie Bahain SteenmanDeclan BlueVCRCAlec StapffLyndsey BrydenUBCCraig PondMira CalderVCRCDavid CalderKatie ClarkUBCCraig PondJoel…

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Community Sport Hero Awards

Earlier in September we celebrated one of the STAR volunteers of our rowing community at the Sport BC Community Sport Hero Awards. York Langerfeld volunteers for rowing in a variety of roles. He’s a coach, umpire, board member, and regatta…

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Coastal Season in BC

It was BC Day weekend, the sun was out, and it was a perfect time for the beach. In conjunction with the Cascadia Beach Sprints regatta, Rowing BC supported a Come Try event on Locarno Beach and helped Cascadia introduce…

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Come Try Success in Christina Lake

Come Try Success at Christina Lake British Columbia’s coast creates a plethora of opportunities to begin and grow rowing clubs. With its ocean, inlets, rivers, and channels, the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island are host to many great waterways to…

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July BC NextGen Performance Centre Update

July BC NextGen Performance Centre Update The pace at the BCNGPC has picked up since the start of the summer with several new athletes joining the program. These athletes come to us as local athletes returning from school in other…

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June 2023 High Performance Update

June 2023 High Performance Update The BC NextGen Performance Center (BCNGPC) at Elk Lake has been very busy with both an influx and outflow of athletes this spring. The Center hosted the Pan Am Qualification Regatta Team here in preparation…

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