Oregon Rowing Unlimited - PDX is pleased to announce that three of its youth rowers applied to participate, and were all selected to take part in the Youth Regional Challenge at the 2017 World Rowing Championships in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida.
The Youth Regional Challenge will feature 312 of the top Under-19 rowers from across the six US Rowing regions. Each of the six regions – Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Northeast, Northwest, Southeast and Southwest – will be represented by two “all-star” crews in the men’s and women’s eights and men’s and women’s quadruple sculls. ORU athletes Desi Petrova, Simon Hatcher and Ivan Beremski will represent the highly competitive Northwest Region.
Desi, Simon and Ivan will compete against other top Under-19 rowers from across the country, taking part in the 2017 World Rowing Championships, racing on a world-class course. The ORU athletes will attend the Opening Ceremony of the 2017 World Rowing Championships on September 23, and take part in racing events at the 2017 World Rowing Championships on September 23 and 24.