Five ACT rowers (Lauren Burraston, Amy Fowler, Louise Kilby, Angus Moore and David Wright) have been selected to represent Australia at the Junior World Championships, in Brive-La-Gaillarde, France and the Under 23 World Championships, Racice, Czech Republic. To assist with the expenses for these events a fundraising dinner, in support all five rowers, is being held on Friday, 26th of June, at 7:30pm, at the Top of the Cross, Southern Cross Club Woden. Tickets are $70 per person for dinner with raffles and an auction also part of the action. The dinner features guest speaker, Olympic Gold Medal winning coach and last year’s Australian Coach of the Year, Rhett Ayliffe, an auction run by local sporting identity, Tim Gavel and ACTRA 2008/2009 rowing season presentations. Your last chance for this Canberra rowing event – numbers have to be finalised by this Wednesday. Please download the Flyer and circulate it. Organise tables of 10 or 12 in club groups or bring along your friends and family for a fun night out! Please contact the athletes or Jeremy Moore on 0401 349 995 for tickets.
Archive for month: June, 2009
The provisional results of this morning’s time trial are here.
A number of problems have been identified in the preparation of the Sunday start list. A corrected version will beissued on Saturday afternoon.
The start lists for this weekend are available here: Sat.; Sun [removed for further corrections]. Note that the first start time has reverted to 09:30 on both days.
The ACTRA Regatta Committee has announced the regatta schedule for next season, as listed below. For the next season, entries will be due with ACTRA 10 days before each regatta, earlier with your club. This is 4 days earlier than last season.October 1-4 Australian Uni Championships ANU & ADFA hosting October 17 Disher Cup Duntroon hosting October 25 Col Panton Marathon November 7 Regatta #1 BMRC hosting November 21 Regatta #2 Daramalan December 5 Regatta #3 CRC January 30 Regatta #4 CGGS February 13 Regatta #5 CGS February 20/21 ISRA CGGS as primary host February 27 Regatta #6 Hosting TBA March 13/14 ACT Championships Radford March 27 ACT Sprint Regatta CLRC & ADFA
Australian Rowing Championships Online Survey Rowing Australia is conducting an online survey on options being considered for future Australian Rowing Championship regattas. You are invited to participate here. It is open for a short time only. Host family sought for German rowing exchange student The Southern Cross Cultural Exchange is looking for a host family for a female exchange student from Germany who is a keen rower. If you are interested, please contact Michele Driscoll at SCCE on 02 9181 1084. The student arrives in July.
Entries for the second round of the ACT Winter Time Trials close this weekend with ACTRA – see your club for details. World Cup and Championship Regattas via streaming video The link has changed for the Rowing Australia organised discounted subscription for streaming video of the upcoming regattas. Details can be found on the RA website, and also at WCSN.
The National Capital Authority today opened LBG for rowing from West Lake through to Scrivener Dam. They are still advising to avoid contact with the water and rinse down with clean water after contact. Also note that the water temperature has dropped to 10C and cold water precautions should be implemented.
Five ACT rowers (Angus Moore, Amy Fowler, Lauren Burraston, Louise Kilby and David Wright) have been selected to represent Australia at Junior World Championships, in Brive-La-Gaillarde, France and the Under 23 World Championships, Racice,, Czech Republic. To assist with the expenses for these events a fundraising dinner, in support all five rowers, is being held on Friday, 26th of June, at 7:30pm, at the Top of the Cross, Southern Cross Club Woden. Tickets are $70 per person for dinner with raffles and an auction also part of the action. Please download the Flyer [1Mb pdf] and circulate it. Organise tables of 10 or 12 in club groups or bring along your friends and family for a fun night out! Please contact the athletes or Jeremy Moore on 040 134 9995 for tickets. Winter Time Trial #2 – call for entries The second WTT of 2009 is on the weekend of 20-21 June and entries close with ACTRA next weekend. Entries must be made through your club. At this stage we are assuming Lake Burley Griffin will be reopened by then. It will be a good way to get over a couple of weeks on ergs.
The National Capital Authority has announced today that LBG will remain closed for at least another week due to algae. The announcement can be seen here. When you are allowed back on the lake, you should note that the water temperature has dropped significantly (11.3C), even though the air temperatures have not been particularly low. RA/AIS TID NZ Tour Report released Rowing Australia has released a report on the recent tour of NZ by a Talent Id team. The ACT’s Ailie McDonald and Josh Bruce were on the tour. You can read it here [880kb pdf].