Winnipeg Rowing Club Articles

Rowers Compete on Red River in Annual Challenge

Rowers Compete on Red River in Annual Challenge

The annual Community Rowing Challenge will see teams battle each other for supremacy on the Red River today. Hosted by the Winnipeg Rowing Club, the day's events include a four-team media race as two teams from CTV Winnipeg compete against CBC Manitoba and the...

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Winnipeg Rowing Club Wins Coveted Lipton Cup

Winnipeg Rowing Club Wins Coveted Lipton Cup

By Tyler Sutherland Members of the Winnipeg Rowing Club came out on top this past weekend at the 109th NWIRA Championship Regatta in Kenora. Ten clubs were in the running made up of mid-western Canadian and U.S. rowing teams. Forty-eight Winnipeg athletes competed...

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Winnipeg Rowers Heading to London Olympics

Winnipeg Rowers Heading to London Olympics

By Tyler Sutherland Three Winnipeg rowers are headed to the 2012 London Olympic games. Rowing Canada Aviron and the Canadian Olympic Committee announced that Janine Hanson of the women's eight, Kevin Kowalyk of the men's double, and Morgan Jarvis of the lightweight...

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PHOTOS: 2012 Dragon Boat Festival on the Red River

PHOTOS: 2012 Dragon Boat Festival on the Red River

About 1,000 paddlers from across Manitoba assembled this weekend in the fight against cancer by participating in the Canadian Cancer Society Dragon Boat Festival. Teams made of cancer survivors, friends, family and supporters of those affected by cancer took part in...

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Dragon Boat Festival Paddling to Fight Cancer

By Sarah Klein The boats have been lowered into the water, and now paddlers will sprint down the Red River beginning this evening for the Canadian Cancer Society Dragon Boat Festival. Nearly 1,000 paddlers from across Manitoba will paddle after leaving from the...

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VIDEO: Dragon Boats Lowered into Red River

Dragon boats were lowered by a crane into the Red River Wednesday in advance of the Canadian Cancer Society's Dragon Boat Festival next month. The boats, from Great White North in Etobicoke, Ontario, have never before been used in Manitoba. The boats will allow rowers...

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Rowing Club’s Annual House on May 26

Rowing Club’s Annual House on May 26

The Red River is waiting for rowers to take advantage of it this season, as the Winnipeg Rowing Club is now up and running again. The Rowing Club will hold a public open house on Saturday, May 26 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. to show off the programs and activities it has to...

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Winnipeg Rowers Pick Up National Awards

Winnipeg Rowers Pick Up National Awards

By Tyler Sutherland Several Winnipeg athletes were recognized by the Rowing Canada Aviron last weekend at the RCA’s 31st Annual Awards banquet in Toronto. Andrew Lamont of the Winnipeg Rowing Club received the president's award for outstanding service to the sport of...

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Dragon Boat Festival Revamped for 2012

Dragon Boat Festival Revamped for 2012

By David Klassen Next spring's Canadian Cancer Society Dragon Boat Festival will have a revived feeling after a new partnership with National Leasing Group Inc. and the Winnipeg Rowing Club. The two non-profits are providing support for the annual cancer-fighting...

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Jets Players, Coaches Take Part in Rowing Challenge

Jets Players, Coaches Take Part in Rowing Challenge

The Winnipeg Jets hit the open waters Wednesday in a team building exercise on the Red River. Players, coaches and managers squeezed into boats at the Winnipeg Rowing Club on Lyndale Drive, dividing themselves into teams of eight for a friendly challenge. The Jets...

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Winnipeg Athletes Take Silver at Rowing Championships

Winnipeg Athletes Take Silver at Rowing Championships

Two Winnipeg athletes have won silver medals at the World Rowing Championships in Bled, Slovenia. Janine Hanson clinched her second place win in the women's eight event, while Meghan Montgomery won in the adaptive mixed four category. Janine’s crew qualified their...

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Winnipeg Rowing Club Picks Up Gold Haul in Minnesota

Winnipeg Rowing Club Picks Up Gold Haul in Minnesota

The Winnipeg Rowing Club put on a stellar performance at the 108th NWIRA Championship Regatta in Duluth, Minnesota last week. More than 350 athletes from ten rowing clubs across Canada and the U.S. gathered from August 19-20 for the event. Despite windy conditions on...

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