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Head of the Lagoon

November 6, 2019

Date: Sunday, November 10th, 2019 Teams: ALL Competitive Teams (Novice & Varsity) Transportation: Please carpool. Athlete drop-off is located at 650 Shell Blvd., Foster City, CA near the tennis courts. As always, Norcal athletes are not allowed to drive themselves to regattas. Parking: There are only TWO spectator parking lots. Both are quite close to…

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2019 Head of the American

October 15, 2019

Date: Saturday, October 26th Teams: ALL Competitive Teams (Novice & Varsity) Busses Board: 4:50AM from the Boathouse Busses Depart: 5AM FIRM. All athletes should take the bus, unless the coach approves your absence from the bus. First Boats Launch: 8AM We need volunteers to bring food and staff the athlete tent. Sign up here: https://signup.com/go/GXfjAEn…

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Southwest Regionals Results

May 22, 2019

On Sunday, May 5, 2019 at the 2019 USRowing Southwest Youth Championships, in the space of less than 20 minutes, Norcal’s men’s and women’s varsity teams combined to qualify three boats for Nationals. The men’s lightweight coxed four, women’s pair, and men’s quad will now travel to Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Fla., to compete…

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New Norcal Crew Executive Director

February 8, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Beth Anderson will be joining Norcal Crew as the Executive Director.  Beth is currently the Junior Rowing Director at Newport Aquatic Center. Previously, she was the Program Director for the Oakland Strokes from 1997 to 2018.  During the 21 years that she led the Oakland Strokes, she build the…

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Sample Eating Schedule & Meal/Snack Ideas

September 18, 2018

Health & Wellness For up-to-date articles on health for rowers, please check out the USRowing Health and Wellness page. This site is dedicated to enhancing the health and well-being of the rowing community by providing nutrition resources, research-based articles, and the latest in dietary education. Sample Eating Schedule & Meal/Snack Ideas Here is a sample…

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Southwest Regionals 2018

September 18, 2018

                Regatta Information – Southwest Regionals as of May 2, 2018 Hi Parents, Here is further information for this weekend. Coaches will be telling their teams what time they need to arrive at BIAC on Friday morning. Our schedule is VERY tight for Friday. The buses WILL DEPART…

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Late August: Norcal Open House

Open House is a great introduction to Norcal Crew. Middle and high school aged athletes have a chance to check out rowing in person. On a Saturday in late-August, students will meet the Norcal coaches, talk with Norcal athletes and families, sit in a boat, and watch demonstrations.

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Early December: Erg-a-Thon

Every December, all Norcal rowers and coxswains participate in the Norcal Erg-a-thon to raise funds for equipment that is needed to compete on a national level. At the Erg-a-thon, Norcal athletes row for over 1 million meters, working in shifts on Concept II rowing machines. The money raised through donations from extended family members, community…

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Mid-May: End of the Year Banquet

The not-to-be-missed Norcal End of the Year Banquet is the time to celebrate the rowing year. Festivities start with the dedication of the new additions to the Norcal fleet. A buffet brunch is followed by videos, awards and heartwarming speeches from the rowers and coaches!

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