Kenora Rowing Club’s annual Tops & Bottoms regatta was held on Rabbit Lake Saturday, July 26. The perfect weather and water made for a great day for junior and master racing.
Winnipeg Rowing Club, with forty athletes competing, came away with a number of first places finishes in the following events:
Junior Men’s 1x – Josh Mintz
Master Men’s 1x – Kevin Kowalyk
Master Women’s 1x – Tracy Taylor
Junior Women’s 2x – Fiona Rettie, Hanika Nakagawa
Junior Men’s 2x – Steve Chubaty, Josh Mintz
Master Women’s 2x – Sheila Wilcon-Kowal, Freddie von Aweyden
Junior Women’s 4x – Fiona Retter, Anais Giasson, Drew Wiebe, Hanika Nakagawa
Master Men’s 4x – Jeff Reitberger, Satoru Nakagawa, Kevin Kowalyk, Andrew Lamont
Master Women’s 4x – Sheila Wilson-Kowal, Freddie von Aweyden, Brandi Smith, Tracy Taylor
Mixed Master’s 4x – Brandi Smith, Tracy Taylor, Kevin Kowalyk, Andrew Lamont
Winnipeg Rowing Club is heading back to Kenora in two weeks to race in the 111th NWIRA Championship Regatta in hopes to reclaim the coveted Lipton Cup.