The Manitoba Rowing Association wants to say a huge congratulations to Paul Thiessen for making the Men’s Double! Well done Paul!
Rowing Canada Aviron is pleased to announce that the following athletes and coaches will represent Canada at the 2013 World Rowing U23 Championships from Wednesday, July 24, 2013 to Sunday, July 28, 2013 in Linz, Austria.
“The Under 23 program is one of our most important development components leading to our senior team,” explains High Performance Director, Peter Cookson. “The coaches have put a lot of effort into assessing and selecting a strong team to represent Canada at this year’s Under 23 World Championships.”
The selection process took place in London, Ontario, and Victoria, BC, under the direction of RCA’s development director Peter Shakespear, and the RCA development coaches, Terry Paul and Michelle Darvill.  Additional coaches are listed below.
More information on the Under 23 Worlds can be found at
Women’s eight:
Marissa Kump – St. Catharines Rowing Club
Aleda Kawalek   – South Niagara Rowing Club
Sarah Rothwell  – Peterborough Rowing Club
Julie Calvert – University of Western Ontario Boat Club
Kathleen Morrison – University of Western Ontario Boat Club
Meghan Robinson  – Kingston Rowing Club
Luce Bourbeau – Club d’aviron de Boucherville
Nicole Hare  – Calgary Rowing Club
Coxswain : Ellen Fawcett
Non-travelling spare: Elizabeth Turner – Ottawa Rowing Club
Lightweight women’s single:
Erin Snelgrove – St. Catharines Rowing Club
Women’s single:
Carling Zeeman – Sudbury Rowing Club

Lightweight men’s single:
Matthew Christie – Kingston Rowing Club
Lightweight men’s double:
Dylan Harris  – University of Western Ontario Boat Club
Alexander Walker – University of Victoria Rowing Club

Lightweight men’s pair:
Maxwell Lattimer – University of British Columbia Rowing
Evan Cheng – University of British Columbia Rowing

Men’s single:
Benjamin Murphy – Argonaut Rowing Club
Men’s double:
Pascal Lussier – Club d’aviron Terrebonne
Paul Thiessen – Winnipeg Rowing Club
Men’s coxed four:
Robert Gage – University of British Columbia Rowing
Alexander Janzen – University of British Columbia Rowing
William O’Connell – University of Victoria Rowing
Trofym Anderson  – Ridley Graduate Boat Club
Coxswain: Jacob Koudys – Kingston Rowing Club
Coaches: Terry Paul, Michelle Darvill, Volker Nolte, Phil Marshall and Doug White.