SRA News and Events
Saskatoon Rowing Club fundraiser
Saskatoon Rowing Club will be hosting an All-Comers BBQ and Fundraiser event on Thursday July 24, 2014 at the Victoria Rowing Clubhouse starting at 6:00pm. Supper includes: pulled pork, perogies, salads & desert. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Cash bar only. All proceeds go to support the rowing club and acknowledge rowers and coaches who will be representing our club, province and country this summer.
Tickets are $20 per person. Sign up before Saturday July 19th. Contact Natasha Werbicki at 306-717-8437 for more information.
CONGRATULATIONS to Saskatchewan Rowing athletes Kendell Massier and Emily Morrow as well as Coach Garett Mathiason for having a successful regatta at Lochaber Lake in Nova Scotia last week (July 11-12). The Regina based athletes represented Saskatchewan and Canada extremely well in the Women’s Pair and Women’s Eight. Massier and Morrow put up some impressive times on the water finishing 2nd in both the Pair and Eight with the times of 7:54.04 and 6:32.16, respectively, they trailed the USA who both races with times of 7:44.83 and 6:27.26, respectively. Coach Mathiason headed up the Men’s Sweep Team who had success on the water, the Men’s Eight finished 2nd in their race behind USA, with time 5:57:20 and 5:51.13 respectively, and Men’s Pair Andrew Muth and William MacTavish of the Victoria City Rowing Club won their race with a time of 7:02.18 over the Americans and Mexico.
BON VOYAGE TO FISU GAMES
University of Saskatchewan student-athlete Sabina Proctor of the Saskatoon Rowing Club has been named to the Canadian World University Championships Rowing Team. Sabina will represent Saskatchewan in the Women’s Four along with crew members Marika Kaye (University of Ottawa), Genevieve Favreau (University of Western Ontario) and Mollie McCabe (Washington State University). The regatta will take place in the Parc des Rives de l’Aa, in Gravelines, France, from September 12-14, 2014. Bon Chance Sabina!
Saskatchewan Rowing Association is proud to have five Saskatchewan based athletes and two Saskatchewan coaches representing Saskatchewan on Rowing Canada Aviron’s Junior and Under 23 World National Teams and CANAMEX team.
Larissa Werbicki (Saskatoon Rowing Club) and Caileigh Filmer (Victoria City Rowing Club) will be set to hit international waters as they compete in the Women’s pair at the World Junior Championships in Hamburg, Germany from August 7 to the 10th. A rower is classified as a junior until December 31st of the year in which he or she reaches the age of 18. Following that date, the rower graduates to the U23 category. Saskatchewan Provincial Coach John Haver based in Saskatoon has been named to the Junior National Team coaching staff. The pair has been training in Saskatoon, SK to prepare for the regatta and will be heading to London, ON for a training camp.
Saskatoon Rowing Club products’ Sierra Bronkhorst and Sabina Proctor will represent Team Canada at the Under 23 World Championships located in Varese, Italy from July 23 to the 27th. Currently, the pair has been training at the National Training Centre in London, ON.
Regina Rowing Club athletes Kendell Massier and Emily Morrow will represent Saskatchewan rowing the women’s pair on the CanAmMEX team which will be hosted on home soil in Lochaber, Nova Scotia on July 11th and 12th., This regatta provides an opportunity for developing junior athletes from Canada, the USA and Mexico to race against each other in a formal regatta setting following an intensive training camp. Saskatchewan Provincial Coach Garett Mathiason based in Regina has been named as the Men’s Sweep Coach.
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