Rowing Canada Aviron’s 2013 World Rowing Championships Team

rowing canada

Jackie Skender

August 9, 2013 (ISN) – Rowing Canada Aviron is pleased to announce the athletes and coaches who will represent Canada at the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, South Korea.

The regatta runs from Aug. 25 to September 01, 2013, and is the highlight of the international calendar for high-performance athletes preparing for the next Olympic Games in Rio 2016. “It is a good mixture of athletes, with some returning Olympians and for quite a few, their first senior World Championship,” said Peter Cookson, Rowing Canada Aviron High Performance Director.

Women’s Eight *

Cristy Nurse (Georgetown, ON) – Ottawa Rowing Club

Natalie Mastracci (Thorold, ON)- St. Catharines Rowing Club

Susanne Grainger (London, ON)- London Rowing Club

Sarah Black (Ottawa, ON)- Ottawa Rowing Club

Christine Roper (Victoria, BC)- Western Rowing Club

Carolyn Ganes (Saskatoon, SK) – Ottawa Rowing Club

Lisa Roman (Vancouver, BC)- University of the Fraser Valley

Rosie DeBoef (Victoria, BC) – Ottawa Rowing Club

Kristen Kit (St. Catharines, ON)- University of British Columbia Rowing

Alternate: Jen Martins (Toronto, ON)- Don Rowing Club

*A women’s four will be composed from this list of athletes (TBA)

Women’s Quad:

Antje Seydlitz-Kurzbach (Smithers, BC) – University of Victoria Rowing Club

Carling Zeeman (Cambridge, ON) – Sudbury Rowing Club

Kate Goodfellow (Perth, ON) – Ottawa Rowing Club

Emily Cameron (Summerside, PEI) – Don Rowing Club

Men’s Quad:

Matt Buie (Duntroon, ON) – St. Catharines Rowing Club

Kevin Kowalyk (Winnipeg, MB) – Winnipeg Rowing Club

David Wakulich (St. Catharines, ON) – Ridley Graduate Boat Club

Mike Braithwaite (Duncan, BC) – University of Toronto Rowing

Men’s Four:

Will Crothers (Kingston, ON) – Kingston Rowing Club

Will Dean (Kelowna, BC) – Brentwood College School

Conlin McCabe (Brockville, ON) – Brockville Rowing Club

Rob Gibson (Kingston, ON) – Kingston Rowing Club

Men’s Pair (and alternates):

Spencer Crowley (Lantzville, BC)- Brentwood College School

Steve Van Knotsenburg – (Beamsville, ON) – Victoria City Rowing Club

Light Men’s Pair:

Eric Woelfl (St. Catharines, ON) – Brock University Rowing Club

Brendan Hodge (Delta, BC) – Brentwood College/Burnaby Lake Rowing Club

Light Women’s Single: (and alternate for W4x)

Patricia Obee – (Victoria, BC) – Victoria City Rowing Club

Light Men’s Single:

Nick Pratt – (Kingston, ON) – Kingston Rowing Club

Coaches: John Keogh (London, ON), Al Morrow (London, ON), Martin McElroy (Victoria, BC), and Howie Campbell (Victoria, BC).