Five athletes from the Golden Horseshoe have been named to Rowing Canada Aviron’s Under-23 and Senior National teams for this year. In total 48 rowers were named to the teams that will compete at the World Rowing Championships in Rotterdam, Netherlands including Kate Sauks, silver medallist at this season’s World Rowing Cup I.
The World Rowing Championships will take place Aug. 21-28. During an Olympic year, Junior, Under-23 and Senior team athletes all compete at a combined regatta.
The Golden Horseshoe competitors include:
Women’s double sculls
Julia Vanderhoeven (St. Catharines Rowing Club / Cal Berkley)
Dan De Groot (St. Catharines Rowing Club / Princeton University)
Men’s quadruple sculls
Karl Zimmerman (Leander Boat Club / McMaster University)
Matthew Finley (St. Catharines Rowing Club / Brock University)
Men’s coxed four
Nick Tavares (South Niagara Rowing Club).
Lightweight men’s pair
Grayson Gray (St. Catharines Rowing Club / Brock University)
Taylor Ashwood (St. Catharines Rowing Club / Brock University)
2016 Canadian National Non-Olympic Senior Team
Lightweight men’s quadruple sculls
Jordan Rendall (St. Catharines Rowing Club)
Kerry Shaffer (South Niagara Rowing Club)