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Special Edition: Regatta Results

We have so many results to report this month that we decided to celebrate everyone with this special edition of the newsletter. Congratulations to all Roylerow athletes who worked so hard this season!

Head of the Hooch Regatta

Nov 6, 2021 To Nov 7, 2021, Chattanooga, TN (USA)
Hosted By: Friends of the Hooch, Inc.
  • Chinook: First place in Event 5, Men's Masters 4+
  • Chinook: Second place in Event 22, Men's Masters 8+
  • Chinook: First place in Event 30, Women's Masters 4+
  • Maria Alonso (Cincinnati): Third place in Event 37, Women's Masters 2x
  • Chinook: First place in Event 45, Mixed Masters 4+ 
  • Lauren Crandall (Cincinnati): Fifth place in Event 60, Women's Master 1x
  • Steven Maynard-Moody (Kansas City): Ninth place in Event 63, Men's Master 1x
  • Chinook: Second place in Event 79, Men's Masters 4x
  • Chinook: Second place in Event 96, Mixed Masters 8+
  • Maria Alonso (Cincinnati composite): Third place in Event 97, Women's Masters 4x

Wichita Frostbite Regatta

Nov 7, 2021, Little Arkansas River, Wichita, KS (USA)
Hosted By: Wichita Rowing Association

From Rocky Mountain Rowing Club:
  • Womens Masters 1x
    • Fourth place: Rachel Pazmino 
  • Mixed Masters 4x
    • Second place: TR Hernacky, Kathy Pauly, Lisa McMath and Don Dammann
  • Womens Masters 2x
    • First place: Teri Evans, Karen Gress
  • Womens Masters 4x
    • Second place: Teri Evans, Rachel Pazmino, Rebekah Spetnagel, Karen Gress
    • Fourth place: Lisa McMath, Cheryl McMath, Kristen Franklin, Paula Engel

Silver Skiff Endurance Regatta

Nov 6, 2021 to Nov 7, 2021, River Po, Turin (ITA)
Hosted By: Reale Società Canottieri Cerea
  • Maureen Harriman: First place in Classifica: MASTER E 55/59 - Female
  • Brad Whitehead: Third place in Classifica: MASTER F 60/64 - Male
Maureen Harriman on the podium with her gold medal
Brad Whitehead on the podium with his bronze medal

Speakmon Memorial Regatta

Oct 31, 2021 Griggs Reservoir, Columbus, OH (USA)
Hosted By: Greater Columbus Rowing Association
  • Maria Alonso: First place in Event 12: Womens Masters 2x
  • Lauren Crandall: Second place in Event 12: Womens Masters 2x

Head of the Schuylkill Regatta

Oct 30, 2021 To Oct 31, 2021, Schuylkill River, Philadelphia, PA (USA)
Hosted By: Head of the Schuylkill Regatta
  • Allison Mueller (FILO Rowing): First place in Event 18: Womens Masters Singles (40 yrs - 49 yrs)
  • FILO Rowing: Second place in Event 39: Womens Masters Fours w/Cox (40 yrs - 49 yrs)
  • FILO Rowing: First place in Event 59: Womens Masters Eights (40 - 49 yrs)
  • East Arm Rowing Club: Third place in Event 60: Womens Masters Eights (50 - 59 yrs)
  • Terry Walters: Fourth place in Event 77: Womens Veteran Doubles (60+)

Head of the Bull Trout Regatta

Oct 30, 2021, Lake Stevens, WA (USA)
Hosted By: Lake Stevens Rowing Club
  • Kathleen Faust: Second place in Event 14: Womens Masters 1x
  • Wendy Clark: Fourth place in Event 14: Womens Masters 1x

Head of the Charles Regatta

Oct 22, 2021 To Oct 24, 2021, Charles River, Cambridge, MA (USA)
Hosted By: Head Of The Charles Regatta
  • Maureen Harriman: Second place in Event 4 (W GMV 1X) Women's Grand Master/Veteran Singles [50+, 60+]
  • Kim Wilson: Second place in Event 5 (W SM 2X) Women's Senior Master Doubles [50+]
  • Bob Reichart/Mac Nash: Second place in Event 8 (M GM 2X) Men's Grand Master Doubles [60+]
  • Chinook: First place in Event 18 (W SM 8+) Women's Senior Master Eights [50+] 
  • FILO Rowing: Eighth place in Event 18 (W SM 8+) Women's Senior Master Eights [50+]
  • Chinook: Fourth place in Event 19 (W GM 8+) Women's Grand Master Eights [60+]
  • Masters Coaching: First place in Event 19 (W V 8+) Women's Veteran Eights [70+] 
  • East Arm RC: Second place in Event 22 (W SM 4+) Women's Senior Master Fours [50+]
  • Chinook: Third place in Event 23 (W GM 4+) Women's Grand Master Fours [60+]
  • Chinook: First place in Event 23 (W V 4+) Women's Veteran Fours [60+]
  • Chinook: Fourth place in Event 35 (W MSTR 8+) Women's Master Eights [40+]
  • Maureen Harriman: Third place in Event DCW4X (DC W 4X) Directors' Challenge Women's Quads
  • Mac Nash/Terry Walters: Rowed an awesome race to take sixth place in Event DCMX2X (DC MX 2X) Directors Challenge Mixed Doubles

Occoquan Challenge

Sunday October 10, 2021, Sandy Run Regional Park​, Fairfax, VA (USA)
  • Paula Krahn Merkle: First place in Event 01b. Women's Veteran Single (65-69)

Huntsman World Senior Games

(Indoor rowing results)
Oct 4, 2021 To Oct 16, 2021, St George, Utah (USA)
Hosted By: Huntsman World Senior Games
  • Dean Smith: First place, setting a new world record by more than 30 seconds in the 90-95 year-old lightweight men 2000m event, which earned him the Overall Championship award. In addition, Dean won gold in the 5000m event, held the previous day.
Dean Smith on the podium with his gold medal

Articles by Marlene

Webinar: Virtual Management for Rowing Clubs

November 22, 2021

London 8pm GMT * New York 3pm EST * San Francisco 12pm PST
* Sydney 7am AEDT (November 23) *
Join Rebecca Caroe from Faster Masters Rowing as she hosts John Wojtkiewicz of Madder Consulting to discuss digital tools to help you run your rowing club. John has been working professionally as a leader, coach, and administrator in the competitive rowing community for over 25 years, and coaches in Los Angeles, California.

In this webinar you will learn:
  • The potential of digital tools for your club
  • How communication can help you deal with club politics
  • A path to rolling out digital tools

For more information and to register, see
Club Management on the Faster Masters website

The webinar will be recorded. Your ticket gives you lifetime access to the recording.

Join Marlene and Rebecca on Faster Masters Rowing Radio

The Faster Masters Rowing Radio podcast is produced weekly. Marlene and Rebecca discuss topics of interest to masters rowers, such as rowing in rough waterbalancing a single scull, and feathering correctly. In addition to updating listeners on topics of the day, they also take listener questions live. 

To listen to previous episodes, find links on the Faster Masters Rowing website.

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