Connecticut Boat Club Athlete from Greenwich & New Canaan Win Gold At USRowing’s Club Nationals

Connecticut Boat Club Athletes Win Multiple Gold, Silver And Bronze Medals At USRowing’s Club Nationals, CanAmMex and Junior World Championship Regattas

Elite Connecticut Boat Club (CBC) athletes competed this summer at the USRowing 2017 Club Nationals in Bethel, Ohio (July 12-16), CanAmMex in Victoria, BC, Canada  (July 7-8) and Junior World Championships in Trakai, Lithuania (August 2-6) and won gold, silver and bronze medals which has been an exciting end to the 2016-2017 crew season for this all girl Connecticut based team. 

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Club Nationals Medals

GOLD MEDAL: Heidi Jacobson of Greenwich and Jenna Macrae of New Canaan were the stern pair of the U19 8 that came in first place.

GOLD MEDAL: Jenna Macrae won gold in the Intermediate 8.

GOLD MEDAL: Heidi Jacobson won gold in the U178.

SILVER MEDAL: Catherine Garrett of Darien won silver in both the U19 8+ and the Intermediate 8+.

BRONZE MEDAL: Heidi Jacobson won bronze in the U17 4-.


GOLD MEDAL: Catherine Garrett won gold in the 8+.

SILVER MEDAL: Catherine Garrett won Silver in the 2-.

Junior World Championships

BRONZE MEDAL: Third time medalist, Kaitlyn Kynast of Ridgefield, won a bronze medal in the 4-.  This race had the largest number of entries in history of the Junior Worlds. Kaitlyn Kynast, having finished her final season with CBC, is now a rising Freshman at Stanford University where she will continue her rowing career.

SILVER MEDAL: Julia Abbruzzese of Darien and Ridgefield was in the U19 National Team spare 2- that finished 2nd to Germany in the race of team spares. 

CBC Opportunity

Want to join the CBC team?  Join us for our annual fall tune-up/tryout camp

August 28th -August 31, 3:45-6:15 in Norwalk. This camp is open to all female athletes including non-rowers.  Please visit our website for more details.


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