CBC News interviewed Winnipeg’s Sandra Kirby who is the only Canadian selected to umpire at the Paralympic Games in the United Kingdom. Kirby was an Olympic rower as stroke of the Canadian Women’s quad in the 1976 Montreal event, as well as an internationally-recognized expert, researcher and advocate on child protection in sports. Click here to listen to the interview.
- The WRC dock is in! 17 singles and 3 doubles were on the water. We’re following all social distancing and approved plans from RCA & Sport MB#WRCdockwatch2019 update: still closed as the Red River continues rising. We’re keeping our fingers crossed for dry weather in spite of tomorrow’s forecast 🤞Needless to say, the WRC dock is closed until further notice! We’ll be meeting at the club tomorrow (Friday, September 27th) at 5:30 pm to fish the rest of the dock out... bring hip waders #rainraingoawayIs anyone else still recovering from the Head of the Red?! Many thanks to the organizers, volunteers, officials, athletes, and the cheering section at the finish for making this event a success. The countdown to next year is on!What a perfect day on the Red for the Community Rowing Challenge Championship Regatta! Congratulations to all of the athletes and many thanks to all of the volunteers, coaches, and officials that make this annual event happen!Woohoooo! Our boathouse is getting a facelift!