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Gold at the 2009 USRowing Masters Nationals

 | Published on 8/31/2009

From August 13-16th, DC Strokes rowed at the biggest masters rowing event in the country.  USRowing Masters Nationals Championships draws in the best of the best when it comes to masters rowing in the US.  147 Clubs were in attendance rowing in 1,832 entries.  DC Strokes made a long awaited return to the pinnacle event picking up Gold in the Men's Heavyweight A Cateogry 4+, bronze in the Mixed (Men and Women) B Category 4+, and bronze in the Men's A Category 8+.


This Championship event was also the first time a fully self-sustaining LGBT rowing organization competed and won at Masters Nationals.  DC Strokes is proud of its athletes and is proud to celebrate this important step in building a successful rowing club.



See the article on DC Strokes' success at Masters Nationals on Metro Weekly


Watch it Happen: 

See the Men's 8+ Bronze Medal Race on YouTube.

See the Strokes Women in an exciting finish during the Women's B 4+ heats.

Watch our men take gold in the Men's Heavyweight 4+.