The Pan Am Games are this summer in the neck of the woods where I grew up. Many people from my Uni participated in rowing and even a guy from my hometown competed in the Olympics! Rowing is being held a hop skip and a jump from where I will be this summer… Toronto to the host.
Read below for more on rowing as posted by the Canadian Olympic Team Web Site.
Feature photo by Katie Steenman Images, Courtesy of Rowing Canada Aviron
Royal Canadian Henley course in St. Catharines, Ontario will be home to the Pan Am Games rowing regatta this summer, where the sport’s national governing body is sending 26 athletes to compete for medals.
There are four Canadian Olympians heading to the water with this group. Will Crothers, Rob Gibson and Conlin McCabe – silver medallists in the men’s eight from London 2012 – will each compete in two events. Another Olympian doing double duty is Will Dean.
Men will be competing in eight events, while there are six for women. One notable absence in the Pan Am rowing calendar is the women’s eight, which will not be contested…
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