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Calder and Frandsen featured in World Rowing Magazine

May 13, '09

Olympic medalists and Brentwood graduates Dave Calder and Scott Frandsen have been featured in the latest edition of World Rowing Magazine. The article is entitled "Canada's School Boys: Unfinished Assignment" and describes the two athletes' silver medal triumph at the 2008 Olympic Rowing Regatta. To read the article, see page 6 of the...

Rowing: Eric Jackson Named to BC Team for Canada Summer Games

May 11, '09

Grade 11 student Eric Jackson raced his way on to the B.C. rowing team this past Friday. Racing against older competitors, in pairs, over 1250 m, Eric finished second overall on starboard side. He is the youngest member of this Under-21 team and will be competing at the Canada Summer Games in Prince Edward Island in August. After the Canadian High...

Junior Boys Shine at the Shawnigan Regatta

May 11, '09

This past weekend the rowing club participated in its last event of the season (on the west coast), entering 125 athletes to compete at the Shawnigan Lake Regatta. The Junior Boys team competed in nine events, winning four gold and three silver. Gold medals were awarded to the Junior B eight, Junior B JV eight, Junior B coxed four, Junior B JV...

Brentwood Senior Girls 8+ win Opening Day Regatta

May 03, '09

For the first time since 1991, the Brentwood Girls Varsity eight won the high school division at the prestigious Opening Day Regatta in Seattle, Washington. In front of a crowd of over 100,000 people, the Brentwood girls raced down the 2000 m course in 7:04 to win the high school division, four seconds ahead of Holy Names Academy of Seattle. The...

Flexibility a requirement at the Brentwood Regatta

Apr 30, '09

Please visit the Cowichan News-Leader and Pictorial site for a report on the Brentwood Regatta.

Brentwood Regatta Video Posted on YouTube

Apr 29, '09

A video of this past weekend's regatta has been posted on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3G35xob5aX0
The video was created by Doug Ridenour, a local parent of two Brentwood students.

Senior Crews to race at Prestigious Opening Day Regatta

Apr 28, '09

The rowing club received confirmation yesterday that both the senior men and senior women crews have been invited to compete in Seattle (at the University of Washington) this weekend at the Opening Day Regatta. This is a world class event hosted by the Windermere Group. National team crews from Brazil and Australia will race in the...

BC Premier Gordon Campbell Attends Regatta

Apr 27, '09

On Saturday (25th April), Brentwood was pleased to welcome BC Premier Gordon Campbell to the school's annual regatta. During his visit, the Premier met with students and faculty while having a brief tour of the campus.
On hand to greet him were (from left to right): Dave Calder (Olympic rower and Old Brentonian), Garrett Clyne (Grade...

Rowing Club tops the Team Competition

Apr 26, '09

At 11:45 a.m., the last race came down the course, concluding another great year at the Brentwood International Regatta. In the final tally, the school finished with four gold medals and a first place overall championship in the schools competition. The boys were first overall, the girls second overall, and the combined points placed Brentwood...

Day One and Brentwood is at the top of the Standings

Apr 25, '09

Weather was a major factor in the racing on the first day of the Brentwood Regatta. There was a five-hour wind delay due to bad weather — a first in the Regatta's history! There have been years where we have had three-hour delays but never a five-hour delay.  At the end of Friday, we were able to get 14 races completed, finishing off in the...

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