The Cascades rowing team is partaking in its early morning ritual as the rowers make one of their many runs down the narrow strait.
This fall, UFV Rowing will be conducting their annual Learn to Row program for those interested on campus.
Liz Chisholm has finished 8 years as head coach of the varsity rowing team and is beginning her ninth. Both male and female teams had great success in their previous year including attending the annual Canadian University Rowing Championships.
The rowing team is coming off an impressive 2010-2011 season, in which the women’s team placed third at the Western Canada Championships and tenth at the Nationals. The Cascade talks with Liz Chisholm, who is beginning her tenth season as head coach.
It certainly takes dedication to be a rower, but it’s not as hard as you may think.
With their season winding down, Liz Chisholm discusses the past success of UFV’s varsity rowing team, what we can expect in the upcoming spring season, and some details about the sport.
UFV rowing has wrapped up competition for the semester after a competitive performance at Canadian University Rowing nationals in Montreal.
Debra Neufeld is a volunteer coach with the UFV rowing team. The Cascade spoke to her during the first training session for new student rowers last Saturday.
Early mornings, freezing water, and aching muscles. It may seem brutal, but it’s all worth it.
Always wanted to learn how to row? Here’s your chance to get your feet wet.