Ridley Rowing at Henley Royal Regatta

Heavy Eight after their first race at the Henley Royal Regatta

As a result of winning the Calder Cleland Memorial Trophy at the National Regatta at the Henley Rowing Course in St. Catharines the Ridley Senior Men’s Eight qualified to compete at the Henley Royal Regatta in England!  For the past two weeks they have been training at the Henley course in England and today was their first race!  Ridley College’s Heavy Eight won their first race Vs. Anglican Church Grammar School from Australia by three lengths.

The Ridley crew is competing for the Princess Elizabeth Challenge Cup.  We will continue to post race times and results to Facebook and Twitter!  Stay Tuned and be sure to cheer on the orange and black!!