Henley 2015 – Day 3

The Edmonton Rowing Club started the morning with the best set of results in the regatta thus far. Every single crew that raced before noon progressed to semi-finals or finals. Sources close to head coach and Australian national Ali Williams suggest that the rage and ferocity she inspired in the Edmonton athletes came in defiance of Australia’s […]

Henley 2015 – Day 2

More heats and semi-finals were on the program for Wednesday, before the hunt for Henley medals would officially open on Thursday afternoon. The Edmonton contingent started the day be splitting up the successful doubles combination of Michael Hohnstein and Colin Findlay to race in separate heats of the U23 Men’s 1x. “Whirlwind” and “Fury” took to the water eager to […]

Henley 2015 – Day 1

Racing is underway at the 133rd Royal Canadian Henley Regatta in St. Catherines, ON. The ERC is represented by a team of approximately 30 athletes who aim to compete for Henley medals. Famously, only gold medals are awarded at this regatta. The crews have their work cut out with an overall attendance of approximately 2700 […]

Solid small boat performances on final day of BC Championship regatta

The final day of the BC Championship regatta started with another round of 5 am weigh-ins and 6:30 am time trails. The Edmonton Rowing Club was out in full force with 6 singles, 4 pairs and 5 doubles taking on the 1800 m distance.   The first final of the day was the Open Mens 4- in which two ERC lightweight […]

Quadruple Scull and Coxless Four Shine on Day 1 of BC Championship 2015

While Aline and Ali were gallivanting around Mexico in maple leaf plastered clothing, the majority of the Senior Competitive and Masters squads made the trip out to Vancouver Island to compete at the BC Championships. The ERC was represented by approximately 30 athletes with an age range from 16 to somewhere around the high sixties […]

Canadian Junior Women’s 4x Dominate at CanAmMex Regatta

  The CanAmMex regatta, held July 11th & 12th 2015, is a three way race between the Junior Teams of Canada, Mexico and the United States.  The ERC was well represented at this international event with two members selected to represent Canada.  Following a tough week of seat racing in early June, Aline Belzil was selected to […]

Rowing Canada West Trials 2015

Aline smashing the field in her final. Andrea and Mallory very happy after their race. Last weekend three of our Edmonton athletes headed out West to Burnaby for the Rowing Canada National selection regatta. Aline Belzil in the junior women’s single trialling for the 2015 World Junior Rowing Championships in Reo and Canamex Games in […]

Henley 2014 – Days 5 and 6

This is the last report from the 132nd Royal Canadian Henley and will cover the racing of the last two days – Saturday and Sunday. Almost all ERC athletes were in action on Saturday in either 2000m semi-finals and finals or dash heats and finals. The day started with the preliminary rounds of the dash events (which are […]

Henley 2014 – Day 4

ERC crews continued to feature in heats, semis and finals as the regatta moved into its fourth day. We are just over the half-way mark and fatigue is starting to show, but the athletes are highly motivated to see the week through and do their best for the club until the very last race. First […]

Henley 2014 – Day 3

The days at the regatta are getting longer and the racing is taking its toll on both athletes and coaching staff. We apologize for the late update. Thursday was the first day of final racing at this years Henley regatta. ERC crews competed in Heats, Semis and Finals throughout the day. Andrea Labrecque and Amanda Cinnamon got things started in the […]