NW Junior Championships

2016 USRowing Northwest Youth Championships

2016 USRowing Northwest Youth Championships

The 2000-meter course at Lake Vancouver along the Columbia River near Portland, Oregon runs roughly north to south and the crowds gathered at the calm finish line were oblivious to the “north sea” conditions piling up at the start through the afternoons of last weekend’s […]

2015 Youth Regional Championships

2015 Youth Regional Championships

Two and a half seconds.  In this weekend’s NASCAR race that distance equated to about 700 feet.  In the Preakness Stakes horse race about 130 feet.  And in Sunday’s junior men’s four crew final, twelve feet.  Rowing is a sport of perfection and repetition.  Over […]

Record Setting Regatta at Northwest Junior District Championships

Record Setting Regatta at Northwest Junior District Championships

Coach Richard Parr has been fine tuning the junior crew for a peak performance at the Northwest Regional Championships the entire spring season.  And the team did not disappoint, qualifying a record ten boats and 18 rowers for the National Championships to be held at […]

Record Setting NW Jr Regionals

Record Setting NW Jr Regionals

Coach Richard Parr has kept the focus this spring on the District Championships that took place this past weekend.  “I was so impressed by the commitment shown by the rowers throughout the season, and it paid off on race day. Really brave efforts all around, […]