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By Donna Swanson

Dallas United Crew has officially wrapped up its spring regatta season in the Oklahoma City US Rowing Regional Championships bringing home to Dallas 46 medals, two District Championships and two boats qualifying for the US Rowing National Championships in Sarasota, Florida this summer.

MENS:

GOLD - The Men’s Varsity 4+ - Qualifying for US Nationals

SILVER - The Men’s Varsity 8+ - Qualifying for US Nationals

SILVER - The Men’s JV 8+

BRONZE - The Men’s Novice 8+

BRONZE - The Men’s Novice 4+  

WOMEN’S

GOLD - The Women’s JV 8+

BRONZE – The Women’s Varsity 8+

Each year the US Rowing Central Youth Championships brings together in Oklahoma City top junior crews from Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas for two days of spirited racing, district championships and the opportunity to race at the US Rowing National Youth Championship

Director of Dallas United Crew Jonathan Stevens says, “Our Regional competition in OKC was the capstone to an outstanding season.  Five of our 8 eights finished in the medals, and we represented Dallas well through two days of racing.  We are excited to follow the varsity's progress as they continue to train for Nationals in June, and are looking forward to meeting our new class of novice rowers at tryouts this Wednesday.”    

Rowing Camps for Middle School and High School students are now open for registration for spring and summer Rowing.  The High School Travel Team will hold spring tryouts on May 6th at CrossFit Lake Highlands.  For more information, visit www.dallasunitedcrew.org.

 

About Dallas United Crew

Dallas United Crew offers a variety of rowing and dragon boating programs for adults and youth age 11+ on White Rock Lake.  Since 2002, DUC has been building community, fostering leadership and teamwork, and having fun through oar and paddle sports.  These programs challenge, strengthen and empower people both mentally and physically.  Both novice and experienced rowers and paddlers are welcome.  DUC is a registered 501c(3) nonprofit organization and donations are tax-deductible. For complete information on getting out on the water with DUC, visit www.dallasunitedcrew.org.

DUC is also proud to partner with CrossFit Lake Highlands, offering indoor strength workouts, classes and nutritional consultation just minutes away from White Rock Lake.  www.crossfitlakehighlands.com.

A capital campaign is currently underway to raise funds to build a new boathouse on White Rock Lake, making oar and paddle sports accessible to an even broader audience including those with disabilities.  Visit the DUC website for more information.  www.dallasunitedcrew.org.

Contact

Donna Swanson, Media Relations / dswanson003@tx.rr.com