Twenty-six Duluth Rowing Club members competed at the 117th Annual North West International Rowing Association’s Championship Regatta on July 22-23 in Kenora, Ontario. Ten teams participated from midwestern Canada and Minnesota.
Duluth had second place finishes in the Junior Mens 8 (Christopher Kirby, Jacob Javaherian, Aiden Hoeschen-Enbright, Zion Desulme, Addison Kent, Aiden Fitzpatrick, Eric Zhou, Miles Benson, cox Gabriel Javaherian) and Junior Mens Single (Christopher Kirby).
Duluth took third place in the Womens Quad (Emily Wells, Andrea Rosenberg, Jayva Jordan, Bria Kask) and the Junior Mens B quad (August Capps, Aiden Hoeschen- Enbright, Graham Perala, Gabriel Javaherian).
At the regatta awards banquet, Duluth Rowing Club members Randy and Janet Newberg received the prestigious Ron Basarab Award for their 37 years of outstanding service to the North West Rowing Association, serving as its secretary, a referee, regatta chair, and leading race improvement projects.
More race results can be found at RegattaMaster.