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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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The Faces Behind Rowing BC

The Faces Behind Rowing BC - DAVID CALDER In his own words: I started rowing in large part because of my sister, Kim, who was one of the best coxswains in Canada at the time.  I was hanging around Elk…

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2020 Rowing BC Annual Award Winners

2020 Rowing BC Annual Award Winners https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlkE8ECbvg0 The Rowing BC Annual Awards Video shown at the 2020 AGM and Conference. 2020 Rowing BC Annual Award Winners: High Performance Coach of the Year Due to the cancellation of regattas and events…

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The Faces Behind Rowing BC

The Faces Behind Rowing BC - ROB RICHARDS In his own words: I started rowing at my home club of Wendouree Ballarat Rowing Club in Australia when I was 15 years old. At that time, I was heavily involved in Basketball until one…

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The Faces Behind Rowing BC

The Faces Behind Rowing BC - GORDON SUND In his own words: After arriving in Victoria from Winnipeg and Montreal in 1976, I spent time on the water with recreational fishing and sailing.  The late 1990s had me occasionally volunteering…

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The Faces Behind Rowing BC

The Faces Behind Rowing BC - DEBRA NEUFELD In her own words: My very first-time trying rowing was on the Rhine River in Germany when I was 15 years old. They put me in the stroke seat because the coxswain…

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The Faces Behind Rowing BC

The Faces Behind Rowing BC - JANICE MASON In her own words: I was first introduced to rowing through Ina DeLure in the mid-1970s. It was the summer after grade 10 and she was coaching my summer swim club. She…

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The Faces Behind Rowing BC

The Faces Behind Rowing BC - MARTIN GEORGE In his own words: I discovered rowing shortly after moving to Canada in 2005, having spent all my life playing in and on the ocean in Australia.  At that time our club in Vernon…

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