This weekend at the San Diego Crew Classic, athletes, families and friends will have the chance to participate in USRowing’s “#BeAChamp Challenge,” our own version of “The Amazing Race.” Teammates and friends will be able to pair up to solve clues, perform challenges, have fun and win prizes. The Challenge begins at 10 a.m. Saturday and continues until 4:00 p.m. so that anyone who wants to participate, despite race schedules, can.
Also on the schedule for the weekend is:
Friday, March 27
3-4 p.m. Row to Rio meet-up with Susan Francia and Mary Whipple at the USRowing tent
Saturday, March 28
1 p.m. Book signing at the NRF tent with Ginny Gilder, author of “Course Correction. A Story of Rowing and Resilience in the Wake of Title IX”
2-4 p.m. Beer and Brats in the NRF tent
3 p.m. USRowing Presents: Row to Rio Kick-Off- next to Beer Garden on the beach
Sunday, March 29
8-9 a.m. Breakfast with USRowing CEO Glenn Merry in the USRowing Tent
10:44 a.m. California Rowing Club men’s quadruple sculls crew races Canadian men
10:52 a.m. U.S. men’s fours race Canadian men’s four
2:56 p.m. U.S. men and Canadian men’s eights race in combination lineups
3:04 p.m. U.S. men’s four and Canadian men’s four race the world champion four-man kayak team from the Czech Republic in a 500-meter dash event.