The Henley on Trinity event scheduled for Saturday, June 8 has been cancelled. The Trinity River’s water flow and height are too great, to be able to safely hold Henley on Trinity. Thanks to Pat for all his preparations for the event, as well as to those who volunteered to help out.
During the annual club meeting, FWRC president Andy Papp presented member Lee Smith with a new sign for the Beach Street location as part of a surprise boathouse dedication ceremony. Watch the video to see club members and Lee's family celebrate and honor Lee.
Club member Steve Phillips did an outstanding job representing the FWRC, as he earned two first place medal on Feb 2nd, at the “ERG Sprints” in Alexandria, VA. These victories were in the 2,000m & 500m ERG Sprints. The Alexandria competition had over 1,500 racers.
Congratulations also goes out to the TCU athletes who participated in the SWEAT in Dallas on Saturday, February 2.
The FWRC held a practice race for members and Learn to Row students at Marine Creek Lake on Saturday, September 30. Club members raced in Quads and 1Xs and then helped to coordinate the Frogs-Bears Rowing Challenge. The Challenge consisted of seven events - three in 8+s and four in 4+. ROW FROGS! Photos Courtesy of Mark Dawson.
The Fall Trash Bash had a great showing from the Fort Worth Rowing Club. Thanks Bonnie Jefferson Parker for heading up the Fall 2017 club effort. Club members joined over 6,500 other volunteers devoted to keeping the Trinity clean. Lori Bratcher and Bonnie set up a Club display at the Panther Island after party.
Thanks to all those that helped out: Krista B, Jenny S, Amy B, Bill B, Frank R, Karen T, Amberly N, Pat M, Kirk, Sally W, and Al H