Our junior competitive athletes raced at the Challenge West/BC Champs regatta on the weekend of July 10th through 12th. The boat combinations for this regatta were very focussed and disciplined crews. Each boat has spent many mornings training together and many afternoons cross training to further develop their fitness. The lead coaches said that this regatta really demonstrated to them how strongly their athletes were able to work together as a team.
Everyone was excited to see both the Jr. B girls and boys 4x win with open water! Mhairi finished 4th in the Jr. A JV girls 1x. This race was Mhairi’s fourth race of the day, we were blown away by her persistence, smile and strong work ethic even when tired. In the Jr. A girls 2x, Sarah and Mhairi had a very strong 3rd place finish. Jake also had a very strong race, finishing fourth in the very close Jr. A JV mens 1x race.
The lead coaches were amazed by their athlete’s ability to encourage one another and have a great sense of humor throughout the long days of racing. Congratulations to all crews, we are immensely proud of our athletes!