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Fionna Rettie Wins the Peter Nykoluk Rowing Scholarship

Fiona Rettie, an athlete from the Winnipeg Rowing Club (WRC), was recently selected as recipient of the Peter Nykoluk Rowing Scholarship. Fiona, a student at the University of Winnipeg in the Kinesiology program, received a financial contribution of $6000 towards her education. The Peter Nykoluk Rowing Scholarship was established in cooperation with the Manitoba Rowing

2017-10-30T23:30:03+00:00 May 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Manitoba Athlete Rows Southern France

Sixteen year-old Jordan Hamilton has been rowing since 2011 between Manitoba and Norway, and during his high school spring break this year, was invited to join his Norwegian Club for their training camp in Southern France. This two-week intense training camp brought significant improvement to Jordan’s technique, allowed for him to bring a few hundred

2017-10-30T23:31:16+00:00 May 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Congratulations to Sandra Kirby – RCA Umpire of the Year

It is with great excitement that the Manitoba Rowing Association announces that Sandra Kirby has been awarded the Rowing Canada Aviron Umpire of the Year Award! Sandi has done so much for the sport of Rowing in Canada, and we at the MRA wanted to share a bit about Sandi and her wide-range of accomplishments

2017-10-30T23:36:30+00:00 January 13th, 2015|Announcement|

Manitoba’s Meghan Montgomery elected to CPC Athlete Council

Meghan Montgomery, a two-time Paralympian and a member of the Canadian Paralympic Committee’s (CPC) Athlete Council since 2009, has been re-elected. Montgomery competed in both the Beijing and London Paralympic Games in theLeg/Trunk/Arms mixed coxed four (LTAMix4+) crew.  She also won a world title in the same event at the 2010 World Championships. For full

2017-10-30T23:38:20+00:00 November 25th, 2014|Announcement|

New Head Coach Announced

It is with great excitement the Manitoba Rowing Association announces that we have hired a new full time Head Coach for our programming. Antony Patterson joined the MRA on Monday, November 3, 2014, after being positioned for the last two years at the University of Tokyo as National Head Coach. Antony’s coaching experience and background

2017-10-30T23:39:26+00:00 November 6th, 2014|Announcement|

Loch Inglis – A Manitoba Rowing Success Story

Loch Inglis, who has been rowing competitively for almost five years in Winnipeg, is currently gearing up for the Canadian National Rowing Championships on November 7th to 9th, in Victoria, B.C. Just coming off an impressive third place finish at the British Columbia Championships, Inglis is a contender for a strong finish. The competitive season

2017-10-30T23:40:45+00:00 October 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|