In the News!

Manitoba Rowing’s outstanding athletes, alumni and coaches are often featured in news stories. Read the most recent news stories below! Our “In the News!” section is updated weekly.

     August 3, 2017 – Women’s Rowing Team Wins Manitoba Wins Manitoba’s 3rd Medal at Canada Summer Games (CBC) 

Kenora’s Abby Dent Earns Bronze Medal in Quads Boat with Bison Women (Kenora Daily Miner)

Manitoba women’s rowing team races to bronze finish at Canada Summer Games (CTV)

August 4, 2017 – Emma Gray Wins 3 Medals at 2017 Canada Summer Games (Winnipeg Sun)  

July 28, 2017 – Countdown to the Games Jacob Loewen (Steinbach Online) 

July 27 – Stephens Comes Full Circle At Canada Games (Winnipeg Sun) 

July 19, 2017 – Rower Emma Gray, 19, Named Manitoba Flag Bearer for Canada Summer Games (Winnipeg Sun)

Athletes Ready for Action (Winnipeg Free Press)

July 19, 2017 – Local Athletes Competing with Team Manitoba for Canada Summer Games (89.5 The Lake) 

July 15, 2017 – Local Rower Gears Up for Canada Games (Winnipeg Sun) 

June 17, 2017 – Row Row Row a Boat Gently Down the Red (Winnipeg Free Press) 

June 6, 2017 – A Walk Through Time (Winnipeg Free Press) 

May 29, 2017 – Two-time Olympian takes over as new Manitoba rowing coach for Canada Games (Kenora Daily Miner)

Feb 1, 2017 – Winnipeg rower named Junior Athlete of the Year (


Jan 9, 2017 – Rising rowing star earns national funding (WFP)


Dec 13, 2016 – RBC Training Ground identifies 25 athletes with Olympic potential (


Oct 11, 2016 – Gray dominating the water (WFP)


Oct 11, 2016 – Boekhorst rising through rowing ranks (WFP)rianne

Sept 30, 2016 – Gray wins two golds and a silver at Rowing Nationals (