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Adaptive Rowing

Rowing Canada Aviron is proud to share its new DVD that promotes the growing sport of adaptive rowing. The video is approximately eight minutes long and features Canada’s current World Champion crew, the mixed adaptive 4+. It explains that adaptive rowing can be for anyone, regardless of disability. [youtube_sc url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdR8WAfEltc&feature=youtu.be]

RCA NCCP & LTAD Update

The link below will find an update on what is happening with RCA NCCP coach education and advances with the implementation of Long Term Athlete Development. Both initiatives impact our system at all levels and stages, including athletes and coaches at the club, provincial and national level.

August Information Bulletin #7

That was Fast If you blinked you might have missed it. With September now upon us, it is hard to believe that the book is now closed on the summer season. Fortunately, there is still a fair bit of rowing left before we close the book on the 2012 season; September is arguably the nicest…

2012 Prairie Championships

Rowing 2000 Metres…In Leduc The Leduc – Wetaskiwin Pipestone Flyer by Dominique Vrolyk Friday, July 20, 2012 Leduc, AB – On Saturday July 14, Leduc’s Telford Lake was the signature venue hosting an event that attracted hundreds of rowers: the Prairie Rowing Championships was deemed a total success by team coaches and participants alike, complete…

July Information Bulletin #6

June 2012 – A month to forget June of 2012 was a month that all within the ARA would like to forget. In Edmonton, high water levels forced the closure of the North Saskatchewan River for 10 days. In Calgary, the City of Calgary closed the Glenmore Reservoir for 24 days citing unsafe conditions on…

June Information Bulletin #5

Henley Funding: The Royal Canadian Henley Regatta is Canada’s premier club regatta. Featuring over 2800 athletes across 150 clubs, the regatta offers athletes a competitive experience they cannot experience in Western Canada. Hoping to capitalize on the environment provided in St. Kitts, Ontario, the ARA highly encourages all aspiring provincial athletes (Canada Summer Games (CSG)…

2010 National Rowing Championship

2010 National Rowing Championships The 2010 National Rowing Championships – a regatta that invites the best rowers from across Canada to determine a true national champion in the 1x and 2- for Men and Woman alike – were held this past weekend on Elk Lake in Victoria. Alberta had the third largest team in attendance…

2010 Canadian University Rowing Championship

The University of Calgary Rowing Club made history at these championships. Jessie Loutit and Brittney Szwarc won the school’s first ever medal in the fourteen year history of this event; a silver in the woman’s pair. In addition, for the first time since the introduction of this event in 1997, the U of C registered…

2010 Head of the Gorge and Elk

In attendance at this years event were crews from Edmonton, the University of Alberta, Calgary, the University of Calgary and as well athletes from the Central Alberta Rowing Club. Winning their respective events this weekend were the Edmonton Rowing Club Master Men’s 8+, the Calgary Rowing Club’s Men’s 8+, the Calgary Rowing Club’s Master Mixed…

Results Summary – 2009 Canada Summer Games

Canada Games Rowing Summary, Aug. 21, 2009 Course: 1200 metres, Clinton, PEI Conditions: Overcast changing to hot and sunny with variable breezes. FINALS Lightweight women’s double: Ontario (gold), British Columbia (silver) and Quebec (bronze) – followed by Manitoba, Newfoundland and Saskatchewan. Women’s single – Manitoba (gold), Ontario (silver) and British Columbia (bronze) – followed by…