The Washington senior men and junior women won the feature races at the 116th Annual Class Day Regatta at Montlake Cut.
Saturday, March 25, marks 116th year of the Class Day Regatta. Races begin at 10 a.m. PT.
Washington women’s rowing enjoyed a successful start to their 2017 spring season, sweeping the University of Southern California in three races Saturday morning on Lake Las Vegas. The first varsity eight, second varsity eight, and varsity four all won their respective races over USC with open water.
Washington Rowing, along with Windermere Real Estate, welcomes the Shanghai men’s and women’s High-Performance Rowing teams from China as the headlining opponent for the 31st annual Windermere Cup, scheduled for Saturday, May 6, 2017.
On Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 Washington Rowing honored the 40th anniversary of the Washington men’s rowing team winning the Grand Challenge Cup at the 1977 Henley Royal Regatta. A shell dubbed the ‘Grand Challenger’ was christened to celebrate the achievement of the ’77 crew.
Washington Rowing will hold its annual banquet on Friday, March 24, to kick off the 2017 rowing season featuring keynote speakers Eric Cohen, ’82, and Gail Stewart Bowser, ’84.
Sunday’s men’s championship eights race at the 52nd Head of the Charles Regatta was billed as a showdown between the Great Eight scullers (led by New Zealand’s Mahe Drysdale and Croatia’s Damir Martin), the Rio gold and silver medalists, and the Leander entry that sported half of Great Britain’s gold-medal eight and was headed by…
Washington women’s senior rower Danielle Hansen was named National Team Athlete of the Year as part of the USRowing Fan’s Choice Awards, announced Tuesday by USRowing.
A new PBS American Experience documentary film, “The Boys of ’36,” based on the book “The Boys in the Boat,” which details the story of the Washington crew that won gold at the 1936 Olympics, made its Seattle debut Tuesday at Meany Hall on the UW campus.
With one of the most storied histories in collegiate rowing, it is no wonder that Washington rowers have such a prominent presence at the Olympics. The eight former Huskies who are competing for the U.S. make up nearly 20 percent of the current Olympic rowing team.