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 World U23 Champion
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...
SCRC Juniors Win Big at CanAmMex Regatta
Juniors Win Big at CanAmMex Regatta (Article on rowingcanada.org)
A group of junior aged rowers recently returned home from a successful trip to Mexico City. The team was competing against other junior rowers from the United States and Mexico at the CanAmMex regatta.
The competition was held at the Olympic basin, which is located in the district of Cuemanco, in the southern part of the Mexican capital. Read more...
Women’s quadruple sculls and Women's double – Anna Maloney (St. Catharines Rowing Club) and Skyler Goodswaard (St. Catharines Rowing Club) GOLD medalists
St. Catharines Rowing Club
The St. Catharines Rowing Club has a long tradition of competing at the highest level in the sport of rowing.