Rowing

Rowers line up on Quamichan Lake to start a race during Rowing Canada’s 2022 National Championships co-hosted by Rowing Canada and the Maple Bay Rowing Club. (Courtesy of Susan McDonald)

250 rowers gather on Vancouver Island lake for national championship

Brigid Kennedy placed second in the lightweight women’s single event

 

The University of Victoria Vikes women’s rowing team displays the national championship banner. (Courtesy of the University of Victoria)

UVic women’s rowing team wins national title and Jane Gumley named coach of the year

Vikes women’s rowing team head coach is the first female coach to win the national banner

 

Rowing Canada is continuing plans to make Quamichan Lake its home base. (File photo)

Vancouver Island lake set to host its first national rowing championship

Quamichan Lake near Duncan to host Canada’s rowing nationals this week

 

ICET is contributing $220,000 for phase two of a new national rowing training centre at Quamichan Lake. (Citizen file)
ICET is contributing $220,000 for phase two of a new national rowing training centre at Quamichan Lake. (Citizen file)
Victoria City Rowing Club athletes Mira Calder, left, and Sophia Regosa are all smiles during the World Rowing U19 Championships last month in Varese, Italy. The pair finished fifth overall in women’s pairs. (Courtesy of Katie Bahain-Steenman/VCRC)

Greater Victoria junior rowers having a hot summer on the water

Victoria City Rowing Club members competing on national, international stages

Victoria City Rowing Club athletes Mira Calder, left, and Sophia Regosa are all smiles during the World Rowing U19 Championships last month in Varese, Italy. The pair finished fifth overall in women’s pairs. (Courtesy of Katie Bahain-Steenman/VCRC)
Members of Canada’s national rowing program gather for a photo with federal Minister of Sport Pascale St-Onge (centre, in pants), following a funding announcement July 5 benefiting grassroots rowing programs and the new national team training facility in the Cowichan Valley. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

Rowing community on Vancouver Island welcomes restart funding

Funding coming for grassroots programs, national training centre infrastructure

Members of Canada’s national rowing program gather for a photo with federal Minister of Sport Pascale St-Onge (centre, in pants), following a funding announcement July 5 benefiting grassroots rowing programs and the new national team training facility in the Cowichan Valley. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
Sydney Payne competed with the Canadian team at World Cup 2 in Poland between June 16 and 19. (Kevin Light Photography/Courtesy Rowing Canada)

Victoria rowers part of Canadian finalists at rowing World Cup

UVic alumna Kirsten Edwards and Victoria-born Sydney Payne placed 6th with their crew

Sydney Payne competed with the Canadian team at World Cup 2 in Poland between June 16 and 19. (Kevin Light Photography/Courtesy Rowing Canada)
The St. Michaels University School junior women’s coxed eights crew celebrates a gold-medal win earlier in June at the Canadian Secondary School Rowing Association national regatta in St. Catharines, Ont. (Courtesy SMUS)

Saanich high schoolers stroke to emotional gold medal at rowing nationals

St. Michaels University School eights win honours memory of Emily Selwood

The St. Michaels University School junior women’s coxed eights crew celebrates a gold-medal win earlier in June at the Canadian Secondary School Rowing Association national regatta in St. Catharines, Ont. (Courtesy SMUS)
The Navy Dragon Anchors pose for a pic at the Marina Park. Photo by Mike Chouinard

13 Vancouver Island teams go ‘Paddles Up!’ at Comox Dragon Boat Festival

Three Comox Valley teams among those in the competiton

The Navy Dragon Anchors pose for a pic at the Marina Park. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Rowing Canada is continuing plans to make Quamichan Lake its home base. (File photo)

Rowing Canada looks to ICET for funds to develop Duncan-area home base

Organization applying for ICET grant for phase-two Quamichan Lake development

Rowing Canada is continuing plans to make Quamichan Lake its home base. (File photo)
Brentwood College School’s U17 men’s eight crew hoists the Jim Henninger Trophy after winning their final at the 50th Brentwood Regatta. (Submitted by Brentwood College photo)
Brentwood College School’s U17 men’s eight crew hoists the Jim Henninger Trophy after winning their final at the 50th Brentwood Regatta. (Submitted by Brentwood College photo)
Victoria City Rowing Club athlete Carl Schoch of Central Saanich won bronze in his category at the World Indoor Rowing Championships in Alexandria, Virginia last weekend. Facebook

Victoria City rower medals at indoor world championships

Carl Schoch takes 2,000-metre sprint bronze in veteran category

Victoria City Rowing Club athlete Carl Schoch of Central Saanich won bronze in his category at the World Indoor Rowing Championships in Alexandria, Virginia last weekend. Facebook