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The OKC RIVERSPORT Junior Crew competed in the 2015 USRowing Central Youth Championships on May 2-3. Twenty crews from around the region gathered in the Boathouse District to compete in several qualifiers for the 2015 USRowing Youth National Championships at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota-Bradenton, Fla., June 12-14. OKC RIVERSPORT won the overall points trophy,
Members of the MAPS 3 Citizens Advisory Board, the MAPS 3 Oklahoma River Improvement Subcommittee and City Council met on April 9 to sign a steal beam that will be used in the construction of the new MAPS 3 RIVERSPORT Rapids Whitewater Rafting and Kayaking Center.
Two OKC Thunder players visited the Oklahoma City Boathouse District on March 14. The players, Jeremy Lamb and Perry Jones, were taught how to row on an indoor rowing machine by members of the OKC RIVERSPORT Chesapeake Junior Crew. Once they got the hang of it, the Thunder players participated in a relay race along with members
Courage on the Water Rob Jones’ Story of Rowing, Rigor and Resilience Jan. 30, 2015 • 7p Devon Boathouse • Boathouse District Rob Jones is a remarkable individual. While deployed in Afghanistan in 2010 as a combat engineer in the Marine Corps, he lost both legs to an IED (improvised explosive device). After recovery and rehabilitation
View a selection of photos from the 2014 ICF Canoe Marathon World and Pan Am Championships, the first world championships to be held on the Oklahoma River!
Oklahoma City Athletes to Compete at World Rowing Championships –
Team OKC has 19 athletes, three coaches in Amsterdam with sights on Rio
OKC RIVERSPORT Chesapeake Junior Crew raced in four events and won a national championship at the USRowing Youth National Championship, June 13-15 at Lake Natoma, California. OKC raced in the women’s lightweight four, the women’s eight, the men’s eight and the men’s lightweight eight. All events were contested on a 2,000-meter race course, which is the Olympic sprint distance for the sport of rowing.
USA Canoe/Kayak will be conducting a Talent Identification Assessment testing session at the SandRidge Energy Stars & Stripes River Festival at 11a on Saturday, June 28 in the training center of the Devon Boathouse.
Talent Identification Assessment is a great opportunity to learn more about the sport of canoe/kayak and to find out if you have what it takes to be a High Performance athlete! No experience is necessary and the testing session is open to the public. Find out more information about our High Performance athletes who train at the OKC National High Performance Center on the Oklahoma River, a U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Site.
Find out more information about the OKC RIVERSPORT Junior Crew and Summer Rowing Camps online!
Oklahoma City’s Olympic hopefuls Kaitlyn McElroy and Maggie Hogan took another step forward on the road to Rio as they qualified to race in two international World Cup events next month. The duo will race in the two person kayak 200-meter and 500-meter events at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup events to be held respectively in Racice, Czech Republic and Szeged, Hungary.
“They are aiming to qualify the USA for the women’s K2 in the 2016 Games in Rio,” said Shaun Caven, OKC RIVERSPORT canoe/kayak director and head coach. “Their performance at this year’s world cup events will be an important indicator as they test