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RCA Excellence Awards

A highlight of the RCA Excellence Awards is always the President's Award. This year, that honour went to BC's own Simon Litherland. The President of False Creek Rowing Club was given the award for his work in building the club…

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Great Start to 2024

This weekend, Rowing BC hosted another successful Junior Development Camp. The “Winter Camp” was an opportunity to build on the knowledge from the series of Junior Development Camps executed by Rowing BC’s Director of High Performance, Terry Paul. The camp…

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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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Trudy and Doug Peden Women in Sports Award

Rowing BC is very fortunate to have been chosen by the Trudy & Doug Peden Charitable Foundation to administer the Trudy and Doug Peden Women in Sports Award to two deserving female athletes within our organization. Both Trudy & Doug…

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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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Umpires Building Skills and Knowledge

There was a record turn out at the 2023 Umpire Seminar, held in Victoria on November 25. Forty-five umpires, ranging from new assistants to seasoned veterans, came out to learn from experts and each other. Andrea Wooles, Safe Sport Manager…

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November Junior Performance Camp

Athletes and coaches from across the province came together November 17-19 for a BC Performance Camp on Vancouver Island. Thirty-seven athletes and nine coaches took part in the camp, led by Rowing BC Performance Director, Terry Paul. Athletes were able…

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Gender Equity Playbook

Rowing BC has been selected by Canadian Women & Sport to participate in the Gender Equity Playbook!  Over the next several months, a group of rowing community members will work with a consultant from CW&S to investigate gender equity issues…

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