Burnaby Lake Rowing (BC) will host next year’s Canadian Masters Regatta

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Jackie Skender

May 24, 2013, (ISN) – After an extensive bid review process, Rowing Canada Aviron is pleased to announce that Burnaby Lake Rowing Club will be the site of the 2014 RCA Canadian Masters Championships (CMC).

“The Burnaby Lake Rowing Club and the Cascadia Masters Regatta Organization are very pleased to co-host the 2014 Canadian Masters Championships,” said Ian Gordon, CMC 2014 co-chair.

“Now that the lake has been re-dredged it is back to its original spectacular state, we can’t wait to show it off,” added club president, Bruce Ford.

The regatta will be run July 18 to 20, 2014.

“Burnaby Lake Rowing Club has helped produce many world-class rowers and it is becoming an excellent venue to host events, such as the Canadian Masters,” said Dr. Michael Murphy, President of Rowing Canada Aviron. “I’m confident the organizing committee will provide an ideal environment for the 2014 Masters’ participants.”

The Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) Canadian Masters Championships is held in a different location each summer, hosted by a rowing club or organization selected by RCA.

The regatta is for masters-aged competitors (21 years and older) – all races are 1000 metres, and are open to any club rower regardless of nationality.

This year’s event is in Welland, Ontario, August 23 to 25. For more information, consult the regatta web site : www.rcamasterschamps.ca.