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2014 National Rowing Championships

If you are an Alberta athlete and interested competing in the 2014 National Rowing Championships in Victoria, British-Columbia – this notice is for you. To assist you in rendering a decision as to whether or not you wish to attend, please read over this NRC 2014 Alberta Rowing Association Funding document.  This document outlines how athletes…

October 2014 Monthly Bulletin

WCSG Camps The ARA hosted a pair of Western Canada Summer Games (WCSG) camps in Calgary, and Edmonton for approximately 25 age-eligible athletes this past month. Athletes who attended the camps were given the opportunity to row in a variety of boating combinations designed to mimic a selection process. Afterwards, athletes were treated to a…

September 2014 Monthly Bulletin

HENLEY 2014 Approximately 60 athletes representing the Calgary and Edmonton rowing clubs attended the Royal Canadian Henley regatta; the highest number of Alberta athletes to attend a Henley Regatta in recent memory (and quite likely of all time). The 2014 version of Henley was also one of Alberta’s most successful Henley regattas in the event’s…

2014 Western Canada University Rowing Championships

The Alberta Rowing Association is excited to play host to the 2014 Western Canada University Rowing Championships.  This years regatta as noted will take place in Calgary, Alberta on October 18, 2014To assist you in preparing for this event we have created three separate documents. The first is a Technical Package that formulates matters surrounding this…

2014 ARA Development Camp

The camp is for anyone from Alberta who wishes to better their skills in all boats-small, big, sweep, scull. Brand new to rowing? This camp is for you. Experienced rower? This camp is for you. Recreational, competitive, junior, senior, master? This camp is for you. The weekend will bring back the basics of rowing while…

RCA Coach Education and Development Committee

Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) is seeking expressions of interest for individuals to fill up to five potential positions on the Coach Education and Development Committee by August 31, 2014. The five roles include: One (1) RCA-registered coach (with grassroots, club, provincial and high performance experience) as well as expertise in rowing technique, education, curriculum design…

2014 Athlete Support For Henley Regatta

Since 2006, the Alberta Rowing Association (ARA) has provided athlete assistance for qualifying athletes attending the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta. The 2014 version of the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta will mark the 9th consecutive year the ARA has allocated funds toward this program, demonstrating commitment toward the development of athletes in club programs throughout Alberta….

July 2014 Monthly Bulletin

Representing Canada This summer three Alberta based athletes and one coach will represent Canada at an international rowing event. They are: Nicole Hare – For the second consecutive year, Nicole will represent Canada at the U23 World Rowing Championships. In 2013 Nicole stroked Canada’s 8+ to a 6th place finish. This summer Nicole will look…

WADA 2014 Prohibited List

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released the 2014 Prohibited List. The new List came into effect January 1, 2014. More info Probhited List In addition to the print and PDF formats, the List and its related documents is now available for mobile devices and as an iPhone/iPad application.

June 2014 Monthly Bulletin

TOWER OF POWER Don’t look now but Alberta has become a breeding ground in developing some of the country’s finest female athletes; consider the following: * Of the eight women vying for a spot on Canada’s U23 Women’s National Team four had direct connections to Alberta Rowing. Olivia McMurray and Nicole Hare were both prominent…