Friday, April 12, 2013

Nassau Rowing Club make history at Miami regatta

by Fay Knowles

 Two young members of the Nassau Rowing Club made history at the Espirito Santo 40th Miami International Regatta on Saturday as the first competitive rowing entry from The Bahamas in all the years of the sport.  Seventeen-year-old Nicholas Mindorff and eighteen-year-old Tevin Creary-Roberts, crew of the Nassau Rowing Club junior men’s double scull, placed fourth out of nine boats in their heat, at a time of 7:05.30 over a 1500-metre course, as well as fourth overall among the junior varsity men's double sculls division.

Kyle Chea, coach and interim president of the Nassau Rowing Club (NRC) says, “This gives our boys the fourth fastest over all time.”

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