Local street renamed in honour of Ottawa Olympic rower
Updated On: December 8, 2016
In October, a Bells Corners street was renamed “Alison Korn Private” to honour the two-time Olympic rowing medallist from Ottawa.
Ottawa-brewed athlete part of historic bronze, Canada’s first Paralympic rowing medal
Updated On: October 5, 2016
Rio de Janeiro was the latest stop in Andrew Todd’s winding rowing journey that began in Ottawa, the Ottawa Rowing Club product helping to make a bit of history as Canada claimed its first-ever rowing medal at the Paralympic Games.
Pair of national medals for Ottawa Rowing Club pairs
Updated On: October 5, 2016
Gillian Cross and Hayley Watt of the Ottawa Rowing Club were the junior women’s pair Canadian champions, while clubmates Luke Gadsdon and Hunter Amesbury brought home the bronze medal in the under-23 men’s pair event from the Sept. 22-25 National Rowing Championships in Burnaby Lake, B.C.
Ottawa at the Paralympics profile: Andrew Todd
Updated On: September 7, 2016
Games dream turns from Olympics to Paralympics after rower’s accident
Ottawa at the Olympics profile – Cristy Nurse (rowing)
Created On: August 4, 2016
Rendered alternate in 2012 due to injury, rower will at last live Olympics
Many local rowers chosen for Canada’s FISU crew
Updated On: August 1, 2016
A number of local rowers have been named to the Canadian team for the FISU World University Championships. Hunter Amesbury (Carleton University, men’s four), Matthew Christie (Western University, lightweight men’s single sculls), and Anna Currie (Carleton University) and Alanna Fogarty (University of Ottawa) together in the lightweight women’s double sculls will all race Sept. 2-4 in Poland.
Ottawa rower 4th with Canada at World Cup #2
Updated On: June 1, 2016
Cristy Nurse of the Ottawa Rowing Club earned a 4th-place finish with the Canadian women’s eight in the team’s final major international competition before the Olympic Games May 27-29 in Switzerland.
Ottawa rower opens Olympic season with World Cup silver
Updated On: May 6, 2016
University of Ottawa grad Cristy Nurse of the Ottawa Rowing Club kicked off her Olympic season with a silver medal win in the women’s eight at the first World Cup of 2016 Apr. 15-17 in Italy.
Rower qualifies boat for Rio with world bronze
Updated On: September 11, 2015
Cristy Nurse had slightly bigger dreams for the Aug. 30-Sept. 6 World Rowing Championships in France, but there was no way the Ottawa Rowing Club athlete would dare complain about her women’s eight team’s bronze medal and freshly-punched tickets to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Canadian quad rowing girls flex muscles a year outside Olympics
Updated On: August 8, 2015
Kate Goodfellow was in the middle of a Canadian gold rush on the Royal Canadian Henley race course in St. Catharines, helping the host nation dominate the Pan Am Games rowing competition.