US Junior Nationals

2016 US Rowing Junior National Championships

2016 US Rowing Junior National Championships

One might be tempted to assume that the 2016 USRowing Junior National Championships were plagued by leprechauns. First was the unrelenting greenness of the Lake Mercer course with trees hovering out from the banks. Then, the cancellation of all racing on Thursday’s practice day eliminated […]

U.S. Rowing Junior Nationals – 2015

U.S. Rowing Junior Nationals – 2015

Most rowing venues on the annual crew calendar are rivers, lakes, estuaries or bays that have been either permanently or temporarily set up as a racing course. Nathan Benderson Park near Sarasota, Florida, is a noteworthy exception, having been designed and constructed solely as a […]

Help Send Junior Rowers to Youth Nationals

Help Send Junior Rowers to Youth Nationals

Junior crew is asking for your financial support to help represent Vashon Island at the 2015 U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships in Sarasota, Florida, June 12 – 14th.   Out of a possible 13 boats and 20 team members eligible to compete at Nationals at the […]

Bronze Winners at Youth National Championships 2014

Bronze Winners at Youth National Championships 2014

The 2014 spring rowing season for the junior rowers ended with a strong showing from VIJC.  US Rowing moved the Youth National Championships venue to Sacramento on Lake Natoma this year, the first time in it’s 18 year history the event was held on the west coast. […]

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, […]

Mia Goes for Junior National Team a Second Time

Mia Goes for Junior National Team a Second Time

Good luck to Mia Croonquist in her pursuit to be selected for the 2012 US Junior National Team and compete at World’s.  First stop: Connecticut.  Row Hard Girl!