Manitoba Rowers Race at National Champs

Today wrapped up RCA’s 2009 National Rowing Championships with six WRC members participating.  Three women raced in the Open Women’s 1x event.  Nia Perron finished 2nd in the E Final (8:52.36), Emily Cameron finished 1st in the D Final (8:18.59), and 2008 Olympic rower Janine Hanson finished 4th in the B final (8:35.50).  The winning time in the A Final of the Women’s Open 1x event was 8:16.57, putting Emily Cameron within 2 seconds and the second fastest overall time of the finals.

On the men’s side, Kevin Kowalyk placed 6th in the A Final of the Open Men’s 1x with a time of 7:39.04.  Junior rowers Josh Mintz and Anthony Linton were 4th in the C Final of the Open Men’s 2- event posting a time of 7:34.55.

Congratulations also goes out to Morgan Jarvis, former WRC rower, who won the A Final of the Men’s Lightweight 1x in 7:24.21.