With a bright sun shining on a warm summer day, Vashon competed in 13 events at the annual Green Lake Summer Extravaganza regatta on Saturday August 4th. The Junior Women’s 8 with Ella McConnell, Shannon Lipe, Kalie Heffernan, Katelyn Carter, Kirsten Girard, Maya Krah, Teagan Lynch, Bryn Gilbert […]
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Vashon Island Junior Crew garnered 15 medals and qualified four boats for Nationals at the 2012 Northwest Regional Regatta at Vancouver Lake in Vancouver, WA. With 23 teams and thousands of athletes from the region, the club’s success stands out among the field of competitors. Of […]
Vashon Island Junior Crew traveled to Victoria, British Columbia last weekend and took part in one of North America’s largest high school crew races, the Brentwood Regatta. Competing with 36 teams from Canada, Washington and Oregon, VIJC entered 34 preliminary heats on Friday and Saturday […]
Last weekend the Vashon Island Rowing Club medaled in 25 of the 43 races they entered at the 18th Annual Covered Bridge Regatta. The regatta, a high school, collegiate and masters event, draws rowers from Washington, California, Arizona, Idaho and Oregon, creating a large field of […]
Nearly one hundred fifty rowers descended upon Jensen Park in Burton on Sunday morning March 25th for Vashon Island Junior Crew’s first hosting of the Tri-Island Regatta, an unofficial competition with Bainbridge and Orcas Island junior crews. The four lane 1500 meter course started at the north end of Quartermaster Harbor near Portage and finished at Jenson Point. Vashon dominated the day, rowing in sixteen of the seventeen races and placing first in eleven of them. Bainbridge earned the top spot in six of their twelve races, while Orcas, a small club with only fifteen rowers, won two second place finishes in their six races.
Spicing up the event a bit, Coach Richard Parr had VIJC competing against their teammates in three races. In the varsity men’s double, Gus Magnuson and Ryan Bingham crossed the finish first in 4:54.5 with Ky Burton and Alexander Wright following to take second. Avalon Koenig and Emmie Kehoe, rowing against Katelyn Carter and Ella McConnell in the varsity women’s double, bested their crewmates by twelve seconds, completing the race in 5:46.0. The varsity women’s quad race saw two sister teammate crews challenging one another. Charlotte and Emmie Kehoe, along with Koenig and Carter edged out TeraJane and Anna Ripley, with Hannah Russel and Kelsey Abella by nine seconds with a finish time of 5:21.2. The friendly island contest ended with a warm lunch shared by rowers, coaches, spectators and parent volunteers.
Rain, snow and wind dramatically shortened the action at the 50th Annual Green Lake Spring Regatta on March 17th. Green Lake is typically Vashon’s first regatta of the spring sprint season and this year’s event was cut short by swirling winds and a soaking rain/snow […]