The World Indoor Rowing Championships were held in Boston, MA on Sunday, February 16, 2014.
Over 2200 rowers from 24 countries around the world come to Boston to compete in what is the biggest event in indoor rowing of the year. You race by age group and gender and your race is 2000 meters.
GIR Crew Member Ulrike Bonn placed 8th in the Womens 50-54 Heavyweight category. Congratulations, Ulrike, very well done.
On February 1, 2014, a team of 13 GIR members went to Atlanta to compete in the Atlanta Erg Sprints, a regional indoor rowing competition. The GIR Team Atlanta 2014 was composed of the following people:
Amy Buxbaum, Brian Henson, Carolyn Glosek, Debbie Busbey, Doug Nelson, Edmund Woo, Jason Carden, Jean Horney, John Obermeier, Lowell Caylor, Robin Meuldijk, Thom Hansen and Ward Bursley.
We came away with a total of 8 medals, grabbing Three Gold, Four Silver and One Bronze. Our ladies did especially well. They took the Gold in the 40-49, 50-59 and 60 and Over age groups. Well done, Team Atlanta 2014 !!