David de Groot of the St. Catharines Rowing Club, along with his crew mates, earned Bronze in the U23 Men's Four at the 2015 World Rowing U23 Championships!
...The crew of Jakub Bucsek (Columbia University), Lucas de Gelder (McGill University Rowing Club), Mackenzie Copp (Boston University) and David de Groot (Brock University/St. Catharines Rowing Club) fought a close race, changing positions three times with the Americans and then closing in on the British crew in the final 500m. Canada finished in a time of 6:13.44, just 0.37seconds off the silver medal which went to Great Britain, behind the gold medal winning Romains [sic].
See "Trifecta of Medals for Canada at World Rowing U23 Championships in Bulgaria" for more information about Canada's U23 Teams performance in Plovdiv, Bugaria.
Matthew Finley of the St. Catharines Rowing Club, along with his crew mates, won GOLD at the 2015 World Rowing U23 Championships!
The Canadian Men’s Quadruple Sculls topped the podium with a gold medal finish on the final day of racing. World U23 Champions of Matthew Finley (St. Catharines Rowing Club), Karl Zimmermann (Leander Boat Club), Graham Peeters (Peterborough Rowing Club) and stroke, Taylor Perry (Fredericton Rowing Club) led from start to finish ahead of crews from New Zealand and Australia. Read more...
There are a number of athletes from St. Catharines Rowing Club that are representing Canada at International Competitions this summer.
CanAmMex [Mexico City]
Congratulations to the SCRC athletes that competed in Mexico City this past weekend in the CanAmMex Rowing Regatta. The athletes who represented Canada are:
Hannah Bristowe (Simcoe),
Skyler Goudswaard (Grimsby),
Anna Maloney (St. Mikes), and
Nick Nero (St. Francis)
We will post results as soon as we have them.
Junior National Team U19 [Rio de Janeiro]
Brett Vilk (Grimsby) JM4-
Brett will be competing in Rio De Janeiro on the future 2016 Olympic racing course. The World Junior Championships start August 5 and continue to August 9.
U23 National Team [Plovdiv, Bulgaria]
Grayson Gray BLM2-
James Meyers BLM2- (Grayson and James are the 2014 U23 Bronze medalists in the BLM2- event.)
Dave DeGroot BM4-
Matt Finley BM4x.
Racing at the World U23 Rowing Championships takes place from July 22 to 29 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
FISU 28th Universiade [Gwangju, KOR]
A number of SCRC and local athletes represented Canada at the FISU 28th Universiade in Gwangju, Korea. Congratulations to:
Stephanie Mowder W2x (Brock University)
Taylor Ashwood LM4- (Brock University)
James Potts LM4- (Brock University)
Mark Alm M2x (Brock University)
William Brydon M2x (Brock University)
Zach Lewis M2- (Brock University)
St. Catharines Rowing Club
The St. Catharines Rowing Club has a long tradition of competing at the highest level in the sport of rowing.