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Monthly Bulletin

December Monthly Bulletin

A Holiday Poem ( A revival from 2015 and 2016)  Twas the night before Christmas And all through the Boathouse The ergs were a humming under the eye of Coach Nick Krause The shells were slung on the stretchers with care In hopes that St. Nick could somehow repair.    Another erg done had my legs…

November Monthly Bulletin

NRC 2017 Amongst near perfect conditions, 16 Alberta athletes competed against Canada’s best at the 2017 National Rowing Championships this past weekend in Burnaby, British-Columbia.  For those unfamiliar with the format of the event, the National Rowing Championships is truly the only regatta on the calendar where medallists from the 2017 World Championships (members of…

October Monthly Bulletin

World Championships 2017 Congratulations to Alberta’s own Nicole Hare for her silver medal performance in the Women’s 8+ at the 2017 World Rowing Championships in Sarasota Florida.  For those that have not had the opportunity to watch the race as of yet, – you should.  It is arguably one of the most exciting races (Men…

September Monthly Bulletin

A HISTORIC TWO MONTHS If you have been away for the past six weeks you may have missed what is arguably the most historic run in the history of Alberta Rowing.  Since July 15, 2017 Alberta athletes have accomplished the following: Karen Lefsrud of Calgary. Alberta won gold at the U23 World Championships in the…

July Monthly Bulletin

CSG TEAM The 2017 CSG Team has been selected.  The ARA wants to congratulate everyone who tried out for the team.  Regardless of whether you are or not one of the athletes selected to the team, you should be extremely pleased with yourself.  The erg scores needed to simply attend the selection camp were nearly…

Call for Nominations – RCA Board of Directors 2017

Call for Nominations – RCA Board of Directors 2017 | Appel de candidatures pour les postes du conseil d’administration   Deadline for Statement of Interest: July 15, 2017 website link:  http://rowingcanada.org/about-us/board Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) is seeking nominations for individuals to fill three positions to be elected to the RCA Board of Directors at the September…

May Monthly Bulletin

CSG UPDATE A reminder to all athletes that 2,000m Erg Submissions up to May 31, 2017 will be used by the ARA to determine invitees to the 2017 CSG Selection Camp on June 2, through 4 in Calgary, Alberta.  As has been reported in previous ARA Submissions, attendance at the June Selection Camp will be…

April Monthly Bulletin

CSG UPDATE To date, the ARA has invited 24 athletes to the 2017 CSG Selection Camp to be held in Calgary, Alberta on June 2,3 and 4 2017.  Athletes who have not been invited as of yet, have until May 31, 2017 to hit the requisite 2K erg standard to garner an invite.  The standards…

March Monthly Bulletin

CSG Update On the basis of their erg scores, twenty-three prospective Canada Summer Games (CSG) athletes were invited to a winter camp this past month in Tempe, Arizona. While it was difficult to leave the snow behind, amongst the backdrop of the Arizona State University Campus and the famed Tempe Butte “A”Mountain, athletes were welcomed…

February Monthly Bulletin

CSG WINTER CAMP As noted in past bulletins the ARA will be hosting a winter camp from Monday February 20th through to Thursday February 23, 2017 in Tempe, Arizona. Invites have already been extended to athletes who have met the qualifying erg standard. While the standards were aggressive the ARA notes that 23 athletes to…