A two-time World Championships silver medalist, women’s 8+ rower Cristy Nurse is Ottawa’s best bet for a podium position in London, but a bad back may derail those hopes.
Jarvis switches roles to rower by day, lawyer by night
Updated On: July 15, 2012
Morgan Jarvis didn’t always picture himself as an Olympian, but a move to the capital helped inspire him on that journey.
Experience wins for Beaver boxer
Created On: March 8, 2012
Ken Duck was the most senior competitor on a Friday night fight card on Feb. 24 at St. Anthony’s Hall, but that didn’t keep the 38-year-old Beaver Boxing Club member from recording a victory by unanimous decision at the eight-match event that featured many local amateurs.
Rowing world record holder follows Groves as city’s top female athlete
Created On: January 26, 2012
She doesn’t yet carry the same type long-term streak of global prominence and dominance as the woman who won it for the past six consecutive years, but the new Ottawa Sports Awards female athlete of the year is definitely off on the right foot.
Sun shines for 38th Head of the Rideau
Created On: October 2, 2011
The 38th-annual Head of the Rideau rowing races took place on Sunday, Sept. 25 out of the Rideau Canoe Club on Mooney's Bay.
Ravens welcome new men's golf & rowing coaches
Updated On: September 14, 2011
Carleton University’s Department of Recreation and Athletics is pleased to welcome two new coaches to the Ravens family for the 2011-12 season.
Andrew Donaldson will take over head coaching duties for the men’s golf team, while Ed Fournier will coach Carleton’s rowing program.
World rowing silver leaves future Paralympian feeling ‘numb’
Created On: September 13, 2011
Ottawa Rowing Club member David Blair won a silver medal at the biggest competition before next summer’s Paralympic Games in London as his Canadian adaptive rowing crew placed second at the world championships last week in Bled, Slovenia.
Ottawa rowers leave impression for London 2012 with worlds silver
Created On: September 10, 2011
A pair of Ottawa Rowing Club members both won silver medals at the Aug. 28-Sept. 4 world championships in Bled, Slovenia as Cristy Nurse and David Blair sent the message that Canada intends to be on top come next summer’s Olympic and Paralympic Games in London.