Mary Whipple has won two Olympic gold medals, most recently at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The Long Lake Rowing Club will celebrate their successful first season with a special guest speaker, Mary Whipple, who will share her experiences of winning her second gold medal as a coxswain for the U.S. Women's Olympic Rowing team. Whipple will take listeners down the 2012 Olympic regatta course at Dorney Eton through the video and audio of her race for gold this past August. She also won a gold at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics in the women's eight competition. The Long Lake Rowing Club's fundraising event "Deck the Hulls" is on Dec. 12 at Woodhill Country Club's Barn from 6-9 p.m. and is open to the public. Tickets are on sale now online or go to www.longlakerowingclub.us for more information. Whipple's motivational talks on what…
Well over a dozen clubs from throughout the Midwest and from as far away as Ontario will be in Long Lake this weekend for two-day regatta.
The Long Lake Rowing Club will host the Minneapolis Sprints International Regatta this weekend, with over 250 entries from 16 different rowing clubs expected to participate. Thunder Bay, Ontario, will participate this year, marking it as an “international” regatta. There will be events for novice, masters and open divisions for both adults and juniors. In all, 43 events will be rowed this Saturday, June 16, starting at 7:30 a.m.—launching from Nelson Beach on the West end of Long Lake. Sunday’s 19 events will also begin at 7:30 a.m. but will be exclusively junior races. There will be 2,000 meter, 1,000 meter and 500 meter races for single sculls, doubles and quads. Refreshments and concessions will be hosted by local Co-op, Harvest…