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Become a part of something great! Check out our FAQ’s and Recruitment Page and please contact us with any questions. We are a dedicated group and compete at the top level of USA club rowing. We are a club sport and take on new novice rowers every year regardless of experience.

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Team Updates

  • Nov, 3

    2016 Island Regatta

    The team hosted the first-ever Island Regatta on Saturday as teams from around the Northwest joined us for a 5,500m piece around the treacherous Lake Whatcom Island. Visiting teams included Pacific Lutheran University, University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, University of Fraser Valley, local Whatcom Rowing Association juniors, and the WWU women’s team. We […]

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    Sep, 15

    We’re Back!

    After a long summer, the WWU Men’s Crew team is back at it! The Head of the Charles camp is currently in session and we’re looking forward to a fantastic season with our new head coach, Charlie Hamlin! The team will be at the Info Fair recruiting new rowers this Monday and Tuesday from 11am […]

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  • May, 27

    ACRA 2016

    It’s Georgia time again! Catch the V8’s first race at 9:06am Pacific time at the link below. http://livestream.com/row/events/4546989 We’ll update this as results and events come in! We’ll also be putting updates on Facebook and Twitter. Results Here 5th in the heats with 6:19, beating Colorado and Georgia 4th in the repechage with 6:15, beating Illinois […]

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    May, 26

    JUNE 1st: Double Your Money Day

    Hey Vikings fans! The WWU Foundation has announced that June 1st will be #WesternGiveDay. For 24 hours, every penny of your donation up to $50,000 will be matched 1-to-1 by the University. There is no minimum amount, so any single contribution by you is doubled! We would really appreciate ANY contributions on Wednesday, June 1st […]

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  • Apr, 27

    2016 Golf Tournament

    It’s here! Time again for the 2nd annual WWU Men’s Crew Golf Tournament. We’re looking forward to seeing friends, family, and alumni. Please join us on May 21st at 11:00 at the Lake Padden Golf Course for another year of fun, festivities, and a Mulligan or two. $55 gets you a full round of golf and […]

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    Apr, 19

    Cascade Cup 2016

    Our last whole-team regatta is this Sunday, April 24, in Vancouver, WA! The Cascade Cup is our regional conference, and a very important regatta for the team. Last year, the vikings made history by winning every event, and we are looking to do the same this year. Our schedule is: 7:00 a.m. – JV4+ – […]

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  • Apr, 4

    2016 Covered Bridge Regatta

    Following some tough sledding against UW at the Husky Open, the boys headed down to Eugene to the Covered Bridge Regatta. Remember, you can help support WWU rowing at individual races through Sponsor-a-Seat! We’re doing everything we can to fundraise and would really appreciate any additional help. Updates on Regatta Central are crossposted here HEAT: N8+ takes […]

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    Apr, 2

    Husky Open Results

    The WWU Men’s Crew team competed at the Husky Open on Saturday, April 2, facing off in 2000m sprints with the UW Huskies, Lewis and Clark College, and the University of Puget Sound. Under an overcast sky and cool morning air, the Varsity 4+ started out the day racing three UW shells at 8:30am. With […]

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  • Mar, 31

    A New Way to Support WWU Rowing

    You can now support rowers at individual races through Sponsor-A-Seat. These is an online contribution tool that we have just gotten access to thanks to the lovely folks at the WWU Foundation, and we’re thrilled to be able to roll it out just in time for race season. We’re working hard with Rent-a-Rower, team dues, […]

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    Mar, 30

    UFV Duel and SU Duel Recaps

    On March 12 the Vikings traveled for their first international regatta, and first of the season, up to Fort Langley, B.C., to duel with the University of Fraser Valley Cascades. Four lineups made the trip up north: The N4+ (H. LaMarche, M. Melkonian, D. Korus, M. Starr, cox: B. Maynard), Lt4+ (M. Otelle, M. Tokuoka, […]

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