February Training & Travel…Exciting Times at the MRA

An exciting time of year for the Manitoba Rowing Association athletes and their training and travel! Six of the MRA athletes will be heading to Victoria for the Rowing Canada Training Camps in February, while ten other senior level athletes are off to Austin Texas for another exciting ten days of rowing! Patrick Thiessen will

2017-10-30T23:47:32+00:00 February 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|

January Training Camp…Exciting Trip for MRA Athletes

The first of three Manitoba Rowing Association Training Camps in Austin, Texas occurred January 2 – 13, 2014. Six athletes travelled to Austin with MRA Head Coach, Brent Figg, for an intense eleven days of training. Athletes on average rowed two to three times a day, while dry-land training kept them busy while they weren’t

2017-10-30T23:48:06+00:00 January 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|


The Tony Zasada Memorial Fund Award applications are now being accepted. The application deadline is November 15, 2013. All eligibility requirements, further details and the application can be downloaded from the below PDF, or by contacting Andrea at the Manitoba Rowing Association office via email at rowing@sportmanitoba.ca. The Manitoba Rowing Association encourages all eligible athletes

2013-10-15T14:42:48+00:00 October 15th, 2013|Uncategorized|

2013 MRA AGM Official Notice

Notice of MRA Special Meeting & AGM November 16, 2013 Notice is hereby given to the members of Manitoba Rowing Association of  a Special Meeting and the Annual General Meeting of the Association which will take place on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 1:00 PM at the Winnipeg Winter Club, Tennis Gallery, located at 200

2013-10-10T12:21:16+00:00 October 10th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Linton Featured in Free Press

Read all about Megan Linton's upcoming adventure to the University of Oklahoma!  Linton has earned a full scholarship to join the 2013 Big 12 Champions and will be reporting to her crew in July. All the best, Megan, you will be sorely missed.  Go Sooners! St. Mary's student rowing southward

2013-06-21T12:32:29+00:00 June 21st, 2013|Uncategorized|

MRA Athletes Successful at Manitoba Marathon

On June 16, five MRA athletes participated in the Manitoba Marathon relay event.  The team ran an excellent race with a time of 3:11:39.8, finishing 14th overall and 3/394 in the mix-open category. The relay team "Prairie Fire" consisted of Megan Linton, Riley McCharles, Madeline Pickerl, Patrick Thiessen, and Connor Vogt. Well done!

2013-06-19T11:16:46+00:00 June 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|

May Rent-a-Rower Success

Manitoba Rowing Association provincial athletes were hard at work in cottage country over the weekend of May 25 and 26 in support of the quest to this year’s Canada Summer Games as well as for athletes who are following Rowing Canada’s Long Term Development model. The previous weekend Lise at Saffies was gathering local cottagers

2013-06-11T08:43:10+00:00 June 11th, 2013|Uncategorized|

MRA Training Goals & CSG Selection

Training goals for the 2013-2014 season have been posted and is available at:  http://rowingmanitoba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/MRA_Training.pdf The Canada Summer Games 2013 selection protocol has been posted and is available at: http://rowingmanitoba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/MRA_Selection.pdf Note: Athletes interested in trying out for CSG are required to submit a letter of intent to the Executive Director by Friday, May 24th.  CSG selection will

2013-05-16T18:59:40+00:00 May 15th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Thiessen and Bergmann successful at Spring Trials

"On April 22, 2013, Rowing Canada Aviron’s Spring Trials events kicked off at Burnaby Lake, BC in conjunction with the host Burnaby Lake Rowing Club. Approximately 120 athletes at the senior, junior and under-23 levels competed in the trials. The results are used as one of the performance measurements for selection to National Teams. Manitoba’s

2013-05-04T14:19:34+00:00 May 4th, 2013|Uncategorized|