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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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The Faces Behind Rowing BC

The Faces Behind Rowing BC - JENNIFER PARFITT In her own words: I started rowing in grade 10 and was petrified at how close the water was to me!  The coach used to be a coxswain and thought it would be a…

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The Faces Behind Rowing BC

The Faces Behind Rowing BC - TISH HILL In her own words: Combining rowing and travel have turned out to be a lifelong passion for me and this is where the wonderful combination began …  I started rowing as a…

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The Faces Behind Rowing BC

The Faces Behind Rowing BC - LINDA ARNOLD In her own words: My involvement in the sport of rowing began more than 40 years ago when I married Dr. Don Arnold, Canada’s first ever Olympic Gold medalist and stroke of…

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The Faces Behind Rowing BC

The Faces Behind Rowing BC - STEVE VAN KNOTSENBERG In his own words: I started rowing in grade 9. My first class of high school was physical education. The physical education teacher also happened to be a rowing coach. I…

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The Faces Behind Rowing BC

The Faces Behind Rowing BC - MEGHAN MONTGOMERY In her own words: I started rowing in Winnipeg in my second year of university. In less than I year, I was selected for the 2001 Team Manitoba rowing team. In 2006,…

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