Category Archives: Regattas

Head of the Red – Saturday September 23

The Winnipeg Rowing Club (WRC) is once again hosting Head of the Red on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The event is open to novice, junior, senior and masters competitors. A number of different events will be offered — to suit all rowers’ abilities!

The race is a 5000 meter head race. Entries emailed to head.of.the.red@winnipegrowingclub.ca

Please see attached for more information and schedule of events.

Head of the Red 2017

WRC Masters Perform in Copenhagen

Five members of the WRC competed at the World Rowing Masters Regatta near Copenhagen from September 8 – 11.  WRC member, Al Horn, also attended as an official and new WRC member, Scooter Fenton, competed for the Halifax Rowing Club.  Over 2,700 participants from 47 countries raced over the 4 days with the oldest rower being 91 years old!
Notable finishes included:
– Andrea Lefort & Freddie von Aweyden:  1st on Women’s C Pair
– Sandi Kirby & Pal Sandli:  1st in Mixed F Double
– Andrea Lefort, Freddie von Aweyden, Vanessa Brown & Sheila Wilson-Kowal:  2nd in Women’s C Four
– Sheila Wilson-Kowal:  2nd in Women’s B 1x
– Andrea Lefort, Freddie von Aweyden, Vanessa Brown & Sheila Wilson-Kowal:  3rd in Women’s C Quad
– Vanessa Brown & Sheila Wilson-Kowal:  3rd in Women’s B Double
– Sandi Kirby with Guylaine Bernier (Montreal):  3rd in Women’s G Double
– Sandi Kirby with Guylaine Bernier, Judith Lyster(Norway) & Tone Pahle(Denmark):  3rd in Women’s G Quadunnamed.jpg