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October 2015 Monthly Bulletin

NRC 2015 With only 10 months until the start of the 2016 Olympic Summer Games, the 2015 National Rowing Championships were hotly contested as athletes across the country tried to showcase their skills to Rowing Canada’s brass. While Alberta athletes were not intending to compete for a spot on the Olympic Team, the 2015 NRC…

ARA Annual General Meeting November 7th

The Alberta Rowing Association Annual General Meeting will be held November 7th in Red Deer. We will be electing a new President, Treasurer, Secretary and VP Technical this year. For full details please contact the ARA office.

2015 WCSG Wrap Up

The municipality of Wood Buffalo, Alberta extinguished the cauldron to the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games on Sunday August 16, 2015 putting an end to a successful games for Alberta athletes. Rowing at the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games featured some of this nation’s best U19 rowers with the likes of national team athletes Patrick…

2015 Athlete Support for Henley Regatta

Since 2006, the Alberta Rowing Association (ARA) has provided athlete assistance for qualified athletes attending the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta. The 2015 version of the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta will mark the 10th consecutive year the ARA has committed    funds towards this program, demonstrating our commitment towards the development of athletes in club programs throughout…

July 2015 Monthly Bulletin

WCSG TEAM The 2015 WCSG Team has been selected. The ARA wants to congratulate everyone who tried out for the team. Regardless of whether or not you one of the 17 athletes selected to the team, you should be extremely pleased with yourself. The erg scores needed to simply attend the selection camp were aggressive…

Alberta Athletes Named to National Squads

Congratulations to the following: Under 23 National Team Women’s Four – Nicole Hare – Calgary Rowing Club This year’s 2015 World Rowing U23 Championships are taking place in Plovdiv, Bulgaria from July 22-26. Following an intensive selection process, Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) has assembled a large team to travel to Europe this summer. A total…

ARA Coach Education Funding available

The ARA would like to develop 3 male and 3 female RCA performance coaches for the 2017 Canada Summer Games. These individuals should take on leadership roles within their club coaching structures in addition to their active role on the provincial team, as such, the ARA would like to ensure that the proposed education and…

June 2015 Monthly Bulletin

What a Start May 1 is commonly referred to as the start of the rowing season here in Alberta and if the first 38 days provides any indication for the season ahead it promises to be quite a year. A quick recap of the month is as follows:  Olivia McMurray of the CRC attended RCA’s…

May 2015 Monthly Bulletin

In Memoriam The ARA acknowledges the passing of Justin Fryer who left us on April 18, 2015. Justin was widely known for his volunteer efforts within Rowing Canada where he served as President of Rowing Canada Aviron from 1999 to 2002 and Past President from 2003 to 2006. When he retired from the board, Justin…