Cohen and Daria Ruginis raced down the course next in the U23 women's
double placing second in their heat with a time of 8:17.09, but just
missed out on a birth in the final. The U23 men's singles were next,
Brett Bullock finished 4th in his heat with a time of 8:43.64 and Jim
Jack, who will be joining the Ridgebacks this fall, also placed 4th in
his heat with a time of 7:50.85. Allie Demaiter finished off DRC's
racing for the day in the Sr women's single, placing third in her heat
with a time of 8:10.77.
Matt Winkel started off racing for Durham Rowing Club in there U17
men's single, where he raced a personal best, placing 5th in his heat
with a time of 9:14.97. There were three entries in the men's U23
double, Ryan Lamoureux and Matt Larter controlled their heat, and won
heat earning them a birth in the final with a time of 7:08.12. Brett
Bullock and Nik Vantfoort placed second in their heat, just missing out
on the final, with a time of 7:08.12. Chris Karellas and Mike Juzkow
placed 6th in their heat, with a time of 8:09.93.
Shelby and Daria both raced in the U23 women's single event, both
racing strong races and placed 6th in their respective heats with times
of 9:26.72 and 9:20.11 respectively. Matt Larter placed 3rd in his heat
in the lightweight men's single event. Coach Martin Winkel decided to
keep the young guys honest, and raced in there Sr men's single, placing
4th in his heat with a time of 7:40.93. Nik and Brett switched from the
double to the pair and placed 3rd in their heat, with a time of 7:18.35
earning them a spot in the final.
Ryan and Matt left the dock for Durham's first final of the day in the
men's U23 double. They had a strong race, and placed 6th in their
final, and giving the club a top 10 finish. Durham's second final of
the day was the U23 men's pair. Nik and Brett came out of the start
gates strong and kept the momentum through out the race, battling with
Western and Kingston the entire race, earning them a bronze medal.
There were a lot of strong races and personal bests beaten throughout
the day! Congratulations to all of the competitive members