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ERC at the World Masters Games
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The World Masters Games were this week on Lake Karapiro in New Zealand. The ERC had six members entered in the races over the week. Monday started with Connie Lebrun and Cathy Flood in the double posting a 4.49.84 in a strong 39 entry field and had a lot of fun. Doug Lynass and Frans Slatter foll...
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Summer Student Job Opportunity
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Interested in working with the Edmonton Rowing Club for the summer? We’re looking to hire three Learn-To-Row instructors. Check out the posting below:  
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Wigs, Warm Weather, and White Water – Head and Tail of the Gorge Day 2
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Day 2 brought sunny weather and superb racing on the Tail of the Gorge course. The finish line remained the same, but crews started further inland and didn’t have to navigate the narrows a second time. Tail of the Gorge brings its own challenges, linking turn after turn into a 3 km course with al...
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Wigs, Warm Weather, and White Water – Head and Tail of the Gorge Day 1
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Feeling the absence of some whitewater racing in the racing calendar, the ERC made their annual trip out to Victoria for Head of the Gorge and Tail of the Gorge. The race takes place on a tidal inlet near downtown Victoria and features a raging current through a narrow gap (the “Gorge”) midway th...
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Best in the West – Western Canadian University Rowing Championships
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Early on Friday morning, the University of Alberta Rowing Team piled onto a coach bus for the long drive out to Burnaby, BC, host of the 2016 Western Canadian University Rowing Championships. Westerns is the first chance for many of the athletes to test themselves against the rowing powerhouses o...
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ERC/UART Awards Banquet and AGM
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Hey ERC/ UART members! Join us for the ERC Annual General Meeting & ERC/UART Awards Banquet on Saturday November 26th in the Wildrose Room at Lister Hall. The AGM starts at 4:00 PM and the Banquet at 6:30 PM. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased through the EventBrite page. Look forward to se...
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Gold Rush – Dino Sprints and Head of the Weasel 2016
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The Edmonton Rowing Club made the short trip south to Calgary for a regatta doubleheader this weekend. The morning started off with the fiery Dino Sprints, an action-packed 1500m laned race on the Glenmore Reservoir. After an invigorating 3 hour bus ride at 5:00 in the morning, the team woke up f...
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Head of Vermilion- Wind, Waves, Weeds, and Weird Trophies
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Hosted by the Lakeland College & Lakeland Rowing Club, the Head of the Vermilion is a 3000m head race on Vermilion Park Lake. Although it only happens once every three years, this year marked a big milestone, the 20th anniversary. Head of the Vermilion was the first race of the fall season fo...
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Wanted : Assistant Coach & Club Manager
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We at the Edmonton Rowing Club are looking for an individual to join the coaching and club staff at the Edmonton Rowing club.  The Edmonton Rowing Club is offering a year-round full time coaching and management position. The employed will support the current head coach in competitive athlete deve...
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